Cisco 7600 (7609) as a core BGP router.
swmike at swm.pp.se
Tue Jul 21 16:21:42 CDT 2009
On Tue, 21 Jul 2009, Drew Weaver wrote:
> I'm probably wrong, but aren't the 7600s 40Gbps per slot vs the GSR only
> being 10Gbps per slot? and doesn't that mean that there should (fairly
> soon) be a new version of the GSR coming that ups the slot width?
The GSR is currently power and cooling constrained so it's not that easy
to create new faster linecards, plus the fact that you need to invest in
the 128xx fabric upgrade makes it not that much money efficient. Also
expect any future linecards to be supported in XR only.
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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