how much ram for entire i'net bgp table?

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by John Smith, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. John Smith

    John Smith Guest

    how much ram would i need to comfortably house the entire internet routing

    John Smith, Nov 1, 2005
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    Igor Mamuzic Guest


    In O'Reilly's "Cisco Cookbook" they claim that you shouldn't mess with the
    full internet table if your router don't has at least a 100 megs of RAM.
    According to this book each routing prefix consumes about 1 KB, but you need
    to have enough room for routing table, CEF table and BGP table.

    Igor Mamuzic, Nov 1, 2005
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  3. With 2 full tables and soft-reconfiguration inbound, go with 256MB of

, Nov 2, 2005
  4. Is there still any need for "soft-reconfiguration inbound"? Cisco
    redesigned soft reconfiguration a few years ago so it didn't require the
    receiver to keep extra data.
    Barry Margolin, Nov 2, 2005
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