Subject: Re: v6
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hal Murray <email@example.com>
Date: 05/09/2000 13:49:53
> If the only places that forwarding speed matters were in high end
> routers with FPGAs, ASICs, and similar, there would be more merit
> to that argument. But fast routing (if not *that* fast) is desired
> by other systems too - like the average box running NetBSD, and what
> Tony is able to get a FPGA to do, isn't all that is relevant.
What fraction of the CPU cycles on a NetBSD router are spent in the
routing code? How much does that differ between IPv4 and IPv6?