real hardware router VS linux router
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Thu Feb 19 16:23:33 UTC 2009
On Feb 19, 2009, at 10:54 AM, Bill Blackford wrote:
> In scaling upward. How would a linux router even if a kernel guru
> were to tweak and compile an optimized build, compare to a 7600/
> RSP720CXL or a Juniper PIC in ASIC? At some point packets/sec
> becomes a limitation I would think.
I've asked this before and been told you can get PCI cards with
multiple GigE ports, or even build specialized PCI cards that look
So I congratulated them on re-inventing Juniper.
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