Software router state of the art

Charles Wyble charles at
Mon Jul 28 18:34:37 UTC 2008

Andrew D Kirch wrote:
> Justin Sharp wrote:
>> michael.dillon at wrote:
> Yes I do, and I'm still in therapy.  I was pushing 30mbit, and I can't 
> remember how many PPS through one, and it crashed about once a month 
> requiring onsite intervention (usually at midnight).  This was running 
> on a Compaq Deskpro I think.  It doesn't have much support for good 
> network cards.  I suspect the Realtek's were behind the crashes.

Yeah.... or any number of cheap consumer parts in the Deskpro.  I would 
love to see RouterOS running on an HP or Dell mid range server and how 
that performs. I'm guessing it would be quite nice.

Charles Wyble (818) 280 - 7059
CTO Known Element Enterprises / SoCal WiFI project

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