[c-nsp] Linecard performance w/ SUP32's

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Mon Aug 9 13:21:22 EDT 2010


On Mon, Aug 09, 2010 at 11:17:13AM -0500, Graham P. Wooden wrote:
> I am trying to decide if swapping a few x6348s to x6548 (fabric-enabled/CEF256 .. no DFC) will be a huge performance gain with SUP32s (IOS is SXI).

Well, the Sup32 has no fabric.  So you'll still be limited to the
classic bus - if the card is supported at all (it might be, as the 65xx
cards work in a Sup2 system w/o fabric as well).

So if there is any performance gain it's due to "larger buffers" etc...

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Gert Doering - Munich, Germany                             gert at greenie.muc.de
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