> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lennert Buytenhek [mailto:buytenh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, September 24, 2004 6:08 AM
> To: Leonid Grossman
> Cc: 'David S. Miller'; 'Jeff Garzik';
> alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; paul@xxxxxxxx; netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx;
> Subject: Re: The ultimate TOE design
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 04:29:45PM -0700, Leonid Grossman wrote:
> > And at 10GbE, embedded CPUs just don't cut it - it has to be custom
> > ASIC (granted, with some means to simplify debugging and reduce the
> > risk of hw bugs and TCP changes).
> Intel's IXP2800 can do 10GbE.
I was referring to the server side.
One can certanly build a 10GbE box based on IPX2800 (or some other parts),
but at 17-25W it is not usable in NICs since the entire PCI card budget is
less than that - nothing left for 10GbE PHY, memory, etc.