[j-nsp] Juniper's Gigabit performance

Phil Rosenthal pr at isprime.com
Wed Dec 24 17:26:15 EST 2003

On Dec 24, 2003, at 5:01 PM, Jared Mauch wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 24, 2003 at 03:20:29PM -0500, Phil Rosenthal wrote:
>> Out of curiosity, were you able to have the juniper transmit >1gbps as
>> well on a gig-e port , or only receive?
>> If so, how?
> 	We've had GE ports doing line-rate during DoS attacks.
> 	Infact we've had 2 GE ports doing the ae0 (aggregated ethernet)
> doing line rate.  We've since gone to 10ge in those locations, so I 
> can't
> remember the exact hardware configuration.
> 	Those were some impressive tests of the hardware.  Vendors
> that want hardware/forwarding testing just need to request a DoS
> attack ;-)
> 	- Jared

Right, you're talking about inbound at 1gbps.  My question was >1gbps 
with nonstandard ethernet settings of transmit, not receive.  I've had 
1000mbit in, and 950mbit out simultaneously on gig-e cards on a M20... 
Never more than that though (on a single card).
--Phil Rosenthal
ISPrime, Inc.

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