FBSD 1GBit router?

Łukasz Bromirski lukasz at bromirski.net
Mon Mar 3 09:20:52 UTC 2008

Willem Jan Withagen wrote:

> I'm looking for a stream exploder.:)
> 1 2Mbit stream in, and as many as possible out.
> And 7*1Gb = 14Gbit, so I'd like to be pushing 7000 streams.
> (One advantage is that they will be UDP streams, so there is
> a little less bookkeeping in the protocol stack )

Wouldn't it be a case for use of multicast vs unicast? Hardware
is always better anyway, so why not invest in some switch that
can do unicast/multicast in hardware?

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