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Re: 10GE router resource

  • From: Justin Shore
  • Date: Wed Mar 26 16:32:56 2008

[email protected] wrote:

Even if it is technically feasible to route traffic over a server,

A computer running Linux is not a server. If it's job is to route and forward packets, then it is a router. And the fact
that people are pushing the envelope at 10G is because Linux
routers are already known to do a great job at 1G and below.

Just because you can do something doesn't mean that you should.