[rescue] Looking for Cisco 7000 FEIPs

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Sep 14 15:21:26 CDT 2007

On Friday 14 September 2007, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 15:29:42 -0400
> Patrick Finnegan <pat at computer-refuge.org> wrote:
> > 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.
> For quite some time I used a RS/6000 43P-100 (PPC604 @ 100 MHz)
> running NetBSD 1.6 as home firewall / router. It needed about 5..10%
> CPU to pump packets at about 80 MBit/s from Ethernet to FDDI and vice
> versa. --

I might have considered that, but at the time the box I shoved the DEFPA 
into was my "main" desktop workstation, and I didn't want the 
hassle/power usage of setting up another box just to route FDDI to 

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