FreeBSD based router ...

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Wed May 28 16:41:47 UTC 2008

>> And all this just to *pass packets*; if you're making real *routing*
>> decisions based upon that (i.e. you're making a router rather than a
>> switch), which requires that packets take a trip to the CPU, you'll

packet headers
>> find yourself coming to the realization that Cisco and Juniper might

for 10Gbe ports - yes. for lower speed no.

> I don't need that many Ethernet ports, but I do need most of those PCI
> slots. I was unable to locate a box with more than four slots and a
> warranty that was acceptable to our Production group. I'm still not sure
> about the warranty or that we can buy it in a case with power supply.
> But at least I have a vector to resume my search.
> Thanks,
> Bob McConnell
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