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Re: 10GE router resource

  • From: Adrian Chadd
  • Date: Wed Mar 26 00:12:25 2008

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> Aaron Glenn wrote:
> >On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 6:15 PM, Patrick Clochesy <[email protected]> 
> >wrote:
> >>Very interesting study I had not seen, and a bummer. That really puts a
> >>cramp in my advocation of our CARP+pf load balancers/firewalls/gateways.
> >>Than again, what's a PIX box capable of?
> >
> >I'd rather tweak a whitebox than pay through the nose for a PIX.
> >
> Curious if you or others have tried Solaris 10 or OpenSolaris, they 
> claim that they are approaching wire speed 10G with the right card 
> (possibly their own, which is about $995 list).

FreeBSD is doing wirespeed 10GE.

Oh wait, do you mean forwarding, or just TCP? :)