[Bloat] [Cerowrt-devel] beating the drum for BQL

Jan Ceuleers jan.ceuleers at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 09:57:52 EDT 2018

On 23/08/18 15:06, Sebastian Moeller wrote:
> 	Or we could convince customers to stop buying toy router's that only work under a severely limited set of circumstances and opt for devices that pack enough CPU-punch to be actually adequate for modern internet speed tiers, no? Now if the packet accelerator is jus there to help save energy for typical cases but the CPU is powerful enough to handle a modern line with all the bells and whistles customers except, then I am all for it, but if the packet accelerator is just there to paper over an anemic CPU...

Not realistic, and also not environmentally friendly.

Doing packet forwarding in hardware is much more energy efficient, for
example. So not only is the hardware cheaper, it doesn't generate as
much heat, is cheaper to run, etc.


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