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Re: (diet-)FIB alternative fib_hlist.c

To: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: (diet-)FIB alternative fib_hlist.c
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>
Date: 5 May 2005 20:07:43 +0200
Date: Thu, 5 May 2005 20:07:43 +0200
Cc: Robert Olsson <Robert.Olsson@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Jens.Laas@xxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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> Great patch it is - but why do you say "99.999% of all users" feel they
> would love this? Clearly perfomance at the low routes area is not

What I wanted to say is that 99.999% of all users dont need the
cisco grade BGP4 capable standard FIB, it is a just wasted complexity
and memory for them.

> something that is a huge difference against standard fib. And you suffer
> miserably at latge route size.
> Is it memory consumption you are thinking of?

Yes, and complexity.

-Andi

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