7206 VXR NPE-G1 throughput

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Thu Feb 13 10:38:32 UTC 2014


On Thursday, February 13, 2014 05:08:02 AM Mikael 
Abrahamsson wrote:

> A lot of people use SUP720-3BXL and RSP720-3CXL for full
> BGP table routing. This will work just fine until the
> IPv4 routing table reaches 800k entries or something (if
> you want to do IPv6 at the same time, you probably don't
> want to go over 800k IPv4 routes and 50k IPv6 routes to
> have a little bit of margin of the around 1M routes the
> XL sup can handle).

Or route churn which quickly shows the inadequacies of the 
CPU in those control planes.

An NPE-G1/G2 has a much quicker CPU.

Mark.
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