[c-nsp] RAM thing

Lukas Tribus luky-37 at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 18 06:44:19 EST 2014


>> I find that hard to believe. All routers, even old ISR G1s have ECC to detect
>> such failures. Depending on the platform and configuration, those boxes may
>> crash/failover due to parity errors, right?
> Sure about that? TX Ring and RX Ring have ECC memory? Do you know full path
> from ingress to egress and know for a fact that each place is ECC?

No, I don't know. That was rather a humble assumption (if the control plane RAM
is ECC, shouldn't the forwarding plane also be ECC?).



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