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Re: Dead ports [Re: config(5) break down]

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 05:19:47PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> Have a look at
> specifically at the bottom few rows on the "XLS" chart.  You're looking at
> parts that have 3 or 4 Gig-E interfaces, tons of useful hardware offload,
> and are, by published reports, way down in the sub-$50 range.  You can
> get very similar stuff from Cavium.

Last time I bought a cavium board it was >$5k USD... An Octeon 3850
was $700 for 1521 piece part... I didn't think they had anything
reasonable down below $500?  (and as far as I remember, they already
had FreeBSD running on the Octeons).  Admittedly it's been a few 

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