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Re: When will 128M not be enough?

  • From: Nipper, Arnold
  • Date: Sun Jul 15 21:18:45 2001

mike harrison schrieb:

> > peering with another major provider? Do you just send half of your
traffic
> > to that provider to nowhere? If you want fault tolerance against
> > connectivity losses, you need full routes.
>
> I tried partial... after changing which upstream provider was
> my 'default route' a few times I quickly realized this was
> stupid. Ram and CPU is cheap enough to make full routes,
> even on a Cisco, a VERY desirable thing.
>

Upgrading a 2650 to 128MB for USD 5,700 is not just cheap. The box itself is
around USD 3,300 ...


Arnold





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