7206 VXR NPE-G1 throughput

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Mon Feb 10 20:33:43 UTC 2014


On 10/02/2014 19:44, Nikolay Shopik wrote:
> You mean IOS XR? Which was never released for software based routers,
> right? as it QNX in core.

no, I meant modular IOS, not XR.  This was an attempt to run a non
bare-metal IOS.  The kernel was based on qnx (http://goo.gl/9RSwHn), and
cisco released it for the C6500 on the SXH and SXI code train.  It turned
out not to be much of a success in the end - very little of use was
modularised, and it was canned after two minor code train releases.  A bit
sad really, because it never had enough time to mature.  It was never
released for any other platform.  IOS-XE was a better implementation of non
bare-metal ios

Nick




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