[rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
anoop at brocade.com
Fri Oct 5 19:54:23 PDT 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rbridge-bounces at postel.org
> [mailto:rbridge-bounces at postel.org] On Behalf Of Silvano Gai
> Sent: Friday, October 05, 2007 6:40 PM
> To: Joe Touch
> Cc: Rbridge at postel.org; Radia Perlman
> Subject: Re: [rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
> At 100 Gb/s you can send 150 millions frame/s, i.e. you have
> 6 ns/frame.
> Any operation you save it counts. Also the memory bandwidth
> saved in retrieving the rewrite information may make the
> difference from being able to use off chip memory (larger) or
> being forced to stay on chip (smaller).
I don't understand why memory bandwidth would be an issue.
We are talking a single address per port.
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