[nsp] Is 128MB enough for a full BGP table on a 7206VXR?

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Tue Feb 24 08:21:05 EST 2004


On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 01:50:22PM +0100, Vincent De Keyzer wrote:
> I have just loaded a full BGP table on a Cisco 7206VXR (NPE-300) with 128MB
> RAM.
> However, I would like your opinion before bringing it into the prod network:
> is it enough to avoid problems?

Go for 256 Mb.    128 Mb will fill up as soon as you switch on CEF or
add a second BGP feed.

For the NPE-300, it's not that expensive (standard PC-100 SDRAM, two 128Mb

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