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Re: Open Source BGP-router?
On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 02:26:30PM -0500, Stephen Griffin <[email protected]> wrote a message of 24 lines which said: > Of course, it is possible to only offload the best-path computations, and > keep non-PC routers for packet forwarding. This in much the same way > as the current route-servers operate. For IBGP, route-reflector Actually, Juniper routers work exactly that way (the BGP computation is done on a separate processor, which is a Pentium). I would like to see packet forwarding cards for PC (with suitable documentation to write the Linux driver): it would allow to build "poor man's Junipers" with only free software.