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

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Fri Aug 24 07:22:11 EDT 2018

Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> writes:

> On Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:00 AM Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:
>> On Thu, 23 Aug 2018, Dave Taht wrote:
>> > On the marvell front... yes, they tend to produce hardware that runs too
>> > hot. I too rather like the chipset, and it's become my default hw for
>> > most things in the midrange.
>> I checked my WRT1200AC and it idles at 8W. My similar Broadcom box idles
>> at 10W, but that one has a lot more on the motherboard plus 4x4 wifi that
>> tends to run very hot. I intend to try them under load though and see how
>> much power usage changes.
> My ar71xx/ath9 hw - like nanostations - was below 2w. wndr3800 don't
> remember, I think the the ethernet switch added quite a bit. But 8Ws?
> not even close to that. A modern LED lightbulb eats that and sheds
> quite a lot of light.
> Random curiosity: what do various SFP+ interfaces (notably gpon) eat?
> has anyone got a gpon interface for the omnia yet? I *hate* the need
> for ONTs.

I have a regular Ethernet SFP module in one of my omnias. Can't very
well check its power usage ATM though, as I'm currently in a different
country from that box...


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