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SubjectRe: Gigabit Linux Server Bottlenecks
On Tue, Feb 08, 2000 at 09:55:20AM -0500, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> Functionally, a Linux box with a gig card, 802.1q and connected to a
> switch, makes a *VERY* inexpensive and featurful multiport router. Though,
> I have no idea how it performs. Of course it will be slower then the
> hardware based solutions.

Alot of hardware based solutions loose big time as soon as you enable
certain features which cannot be handled in hardware. Hasta la vista,
performance.

Ralf

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