[c-nsp] new Cisco routers 1800/2800/3800

Dennis Peng dpeng at cisco.com
Fri Oct 1 15:38:16 EDT 2004

The 7301, which is basically a 1 RU 7200 with a NPE-G1, recently
shipped support for enabling the second CPU on the SB1250 to increase
performance on a broadband LAC. Docs are here:



Gert Doering [gert at greenie.muc.de] wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 09:51:02PM -0500, Church, Chuck wrote:
> > I imagine that NPE-G2 coming out soon ought to be a beast!
> If rumors are true, the NPE-G1 has a second CPU on the board that's just
> not yet used.  What I'd really like to see is a software upgrade enabling 
> that CPU, and bumping up the processing performance quite some...
> It might not be overly helpful for "raw packet forwarding", but things
> like L2TP termination might benefit from a second CPU sharing the
> work...
> gert
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