[rescue] Looking for Cisco 7000 FEIPs

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 15:36:57 CDT 2007

Dan Sikorski wrote:
> Patrick Finnegan wrote:
>> RP+SSP I think, but I haven't looked closely at all of the 7000s yet.  
>> All I want (right now) is something that'll let me connect FDDI and ATM 
>> nets to my ethernet network, and work better than (read: at all) when I 
>> tried to shove a DEFPA in a Linux box and use it as router.  I never 
>> figured I'd see a K7 box with that high of CPU load, only routing the 
>> small number of packets that actually got through.
> FWIW, i use a catalyst 5000 with a FDDI card and an Ethernet card at 
> home, and it works well for me.  Unfortunately, the catalyst 5000 can't 
> do 1000baseT AFAIK.

It can, but it can't push the entire bandwidth.  I think you need the 
extra backplane capacity of a 5500 for that.

Peace...  Sridhar

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