Re: Linux 2.4 as a router, when is it appropriate?

From: Mathieu Chouquet-Stringer (
Date: Sun May 05 2002 - 21:27:52 EST ("David S. Miller") writes:
> From: Russell Leighton <>
> Date: Fri, 03 May 2002 09:25:12 -0400
> Could someone please tell me (or refer me to docs) on when
> using the Linux on PC hardware as a router is an appropriate
> solution and when one should consider a "real" router (e.g., Cisco)?
> The most heavily accessed ftp site in europe uses Linux machines
> exclusively as it's routers.

And what kind of traffic are you speaking of (I mean how much megs/teras
per day)?

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