Subject: Re: IP-Routing Performance?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/23/2001 07:38:49
>>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Manuel> On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 11:14:25PM +0100, Ignatios Souvatzis
>> On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 10:04:18PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> > You mean, build a gigabit router using a NetBSD box ?
>> Hm, a quick back of the envelope calculation tells me that a gigabit
>> router would easily saturate a 33 MHz 32bit PCI bus.
Manuel> Yes, but you can find machines with 2 33 MHz 64bit PCI busses :)
Yes, but the host bridges typically interconnect over the Pentium III bus
(or other processor bus), and the current host bridges seem to break 64bit
transactions into 32-bit transactions once they cross the host bus.
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