What is good in modular routers these days?
swmike at swm.pp.se
Sun Jul 19 21:45:17 CDT 2009
On Sun, 19 Jul 2009, William Pitcock wrote:
> I'm looking for a Cisco 2600-like platform, except with the capability
> of routing with gigabit and 10gigabit linecards (and not being EOL, of
> course). Ideally it would be capable of doing full BGP tables in the
> supervision engine, although that isn't necessarily a show stopper right
> now. Lack of IPv6 support, however, is.
There are no CPU based routers with proper 10GE forwarding capabilities
that I am aware of, closest would be network processor based (which some
might argue is a lot of CPUs in some cases, but it's not a 2600 type CPU
Single-thread CPU just isn't fast enough to handle the PPS involved
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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