BGP peering strategies for smaller routers

Nick Hilliard nick at
Tue May 3 21:10:31 UTC 2016

William Herrin wrote:
> IMO, you should not accept that answer from the TAC. An IOS release
> that crashes with two 600k BGP feeds in 4 gigs of RAM is badly
> defective.

I suspect the time the OP would spend raging down the phone would be
better spent sourcing a third party memory upgrade to 8G or 16G.  The
upgrade would certainly be the cheaper option of the two, in addition to
being the only option with a useful outcome.


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