[j-nsp] MX vs. 7600 experience?

Mark Tinka mtinka at globaltransit.net
Mon Jul 14 00:01:18 EDT 2008

On Sunday 13 July 2008 22:49:00 Amos Rosenboim wrote:

> This is with SUP720 and 12.2(18)SXF5. I heard that newer
> versions of IOS contain enhancements to the BGP
> processing that might improve the situation, but I have
> not tested it myself.

The SUP720 is grossly underpowered (600MHz, MIPS) in the 
control plane department. We've found it to be quite slow 
in some cases as well.

Cisco's new RSP720 (only for the 7600 platform) is beefier 
(1.2GHz, PPC). But we haven't used it, so I can't comment 
on how much better it is in the field.


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