Subject: Re: IP-Routing Performance?
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/23/2001 07:38:49
>>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer <> writes:
    Manuel> On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 11:14:25PM +0100, Ignatios Souvatzis
    Manuel> wrote:
    >> 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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