7206 VXR NPE-G1 throughput

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Mon Feb 10 20:38:55 UTC 2014


On Monday, February 10, 2014 07:58:16 PM Nick Hilliard 
wrote:

> in fact, the npe-g1 uses a BCM1250 which is a dual CPU
> unit but vanilla IOS is not able to use the second CPU
> for packet forwarding.  Unsubstantiated rumour claimed
> that modular IOS (QNX kernel) could push about 1.6x the
> throughput of vanilla IOS, as it was smp capable.  Pity
> it was never released.

Haha, you remind me of PXF (although that was the NSE-100 
and NSE-150).

Mark.
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