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Re: image stream routers

  • From: tony sarendal
  • Date: Sat Sep 17 13:39:13 2005
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On 17/09/05, sthaug@nethelp.no <sthaug@nethelp.no> wrote:
> > A collegue smartbits tested a 1GHz pc, with a full feed and 250k
> > simoultaneons flows it managed around 250kpps. This also with freebsd
> > and device polling. It sounds to me like a software based machine can
> > be plenty fast with good code under the hood.
> 
> Sorry, in today's world of high-end routers 250kpps doesn't qualify as
> "plenty fast". Can your box do linerate Gigabit Ethernet with minimum
> size packets, on several ports simultaneously?
> 

I didn't say that a 250kpps box was a high-end box.
One reliable Mpps is not high-end either, but it can carry quite a lot
of Mbps. What is C or M price for a reliable full feed Mpps ?

"My" high-end boxes never manage to impress me with their pps
capability before I'm disapointed in their reliability.

/Tony

-- 
Tony Sarendal - dualcyclone@gmail.com
IP/Unix
       -= The scorpion replied,
               "I couldn't help it, it's my nature" =-




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