Residential CPE suggestions

Cryptographrix cryptographrix at gmail.com
Tue May 6 12:47:25 UTC 2014


It also has support for some type of ipv4 and ipv6 offload.



On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 3:01 AM, Joe Greco <jgreco at ns.sol.net> wrote:

> > I was also going to recommend the EdgeRouter Pro as it has dual SFP =
> > ports and the Vyatta/Linux stuff works quite well.
> >
> > I suspect you will be very surprised with the quality experience.  If =
> > you've not used Vyatta, it's very JunOS-like.
>
> Does anyone have any practical experience with the EdgeRouter with a
> largish number of prefixes?
>
> http://dl.ubnt.com/datasheets/edgemax/EdgeRouter_DS.pdf
>
> The "2 million+ packets per second" leads me to believe that this is
> merely a highly optimized software based router, but under "Hardware
> Specs" it specifically says "hardware acceleration for packet
> processing".
>
> I have no idea what's being accelerated since the "layer 3 forwarding
> performance" specs for the FR-8 are 2Mpps (an 800MHz CPU) and the
> FRPro-8 are 2.4Mpps (1GHz) which suggests software lookup.
>
> Do these things suffer if you load them down with a full table?  Or
> a handful of firewall rules?
>
> ... JG
> --
> Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net
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> apples.
>


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