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Re: IPv6
From: "Petri Helenius" <pete () he iki fi>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2003 11:08:06 +0300

7200 VXR does not by default have any dedicated packet switching 
hardware. If you are daring enough, you might buy NSE-1 (unless they 
EOLed it already) to get first generation PXF hardware which is
a more or less mission specific CPU matrix/pipeline thingy. 

More robust and reliable generations of the PXF have since appeared
in later models of the hardware. However, your mileage may still vary.


I was actually referring to the ASIC issue only.  The VXR's are not
traditional ASIC based....the ASIC (I think they actually call the
device something else) code is loaded on the fly from the IOS and

Daryl G. Jurbala
Introspect.net Consulting
Tel: +1 215 825 8401
Fax: +1 508 526 8500

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-----Original Message-----
From: David Luyer [mailto:david () luyer net] 
Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 11:04 AM
To: Daryl G. Jurbala; nanog () merit edu
Subject: RE: IPv6


The 7206VXR (along with all 7200/7400) supports IPv6
in IOS 12.2S, 12.2T and 12.3.


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