[Cerowrt-devel] [Bloat] still trying to find hardware for the next generation worth hacking on

Michael Richardson mcr at sandelman.ca
Mon Aug 18 20:34:05 EDT 2014

Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
    > In the cases where we can make a difference, the only cpu technologies
    > that appear
    > capable of doing GigE and software rate limiting and codel seem to be
    > x86 based. (And only intel! even a amd box, recently benchmarked,
    > couldn't forward at > 700Mbit)

Benchmarked how?
I would suspect that it's not CPU, but rather network/memory bottlenecks,
as well as L1/memory bottleneck.

A number of years ago there was
Combo6... https://www.liberouter.org/comboi-1g4-4-%C3%97-1ge/

This is *NOT* consumer grade, clearly, but maybe it would attract something.

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