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RE: image stream routers

  • From: Greg Boehnlein
  • Date: Fri Sep 16 21:21:31 2005

On Fri, 16 Sep 2005, Christopher J. Wolff wrote:
 
> I'd be interested to know the relative pros and cons of switching packets in
> software (Imagestream) versus handing them off to a dedicated ASIC (Cisco,
> Juniper)

Probably a good question for Imagestream to answer, as I can't speak to 
it. I'd guess that at some point everything is Software Switched at some 
level.. the ASIC has to run some sort of software.. :)

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