[c-nsp] Router 6504E - SUP 720 3B XL

Estagiario estagiario.rede at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 11:40:31 EDT 2016

Thank you very much for the information.

We have the option to purchase the chassis 7606s / sup 720 3B XL

have any advantage over 6504e in BGP networks?

2016-07-15 11:55 GMT-03:00 zzif <zzif at netinch.com>:

> 15.7.2016, 17:13, Nick Hilliard wrote:
>> TCAM is fine for the time being, but RP RAM is definitely a problem on
>> this platform.  The RP has 1G of RAM, non-upgradable.  A DFZ will work
>> for the time being if you run 12.2SX.  If you run 15S, there's less
>> space and it will not run unless you disable inbound soft reconfig.  In
>> either case, it's not going to be viable in the long term.
>> Yes, with 15.X IOS you will be at 90% in memory usage. We have one box
> (15.1(2)SY4a IOS) with two full feeds and a lot of features enabled - the
> memory usage is 88%. There is still room for a third full BGP feed. I'm not
> concerned about this, since even with an empty config the memory usage is
> quite high. However, it's stable and doesn't vary much.
> But yeah, 6500 is not the best choice for the future.
> zzif
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