Software router state of the art

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Sun Jul 27 12:10:59 CDT 2008


On Sat, 26 Jul 2008, Dorn Hetzel wrote:

> Ok, it's probably a stupid question, but given the relative ease of putting
> 4gb+ ram on a 64bit platform,
> could packet per second performance be improved by brute forcing the route
> lookup as an array of 1 byte destination interface indexes for a contiguous
> swath of /32's from bottom to top?

Much easier if you filter out any longer prefixes than /24 :-)

Tony.
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