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Re: sell shell accounts?
> On Fri, 19 Jul 1996, Avi Freedman wrote: > > > I assume that the mondo-routers have a switching engine, and the > > only job of the main CPU/gated combo is to feed the current idea > > of the best next-hop/interface to the engine. > > Current mondo-routers like Netstar uses a switch fabric to parallelise > switching. It becomes pretty obvious that at OC-N speeds current serial > backplane architecture doesn't scale > > Handling routing updates, unlike switching packets, is more a function of CPU > and software routines. and the last time i worked on a netstar gigarouter (admittedly months ago) it was a long way from really doing solid routing (bgp, etc). maybe it's much improved now? -brett - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -