On Sep 8, 2010, at 1:25 PM, Sven Eckelmann wrote:
Without checking any facts: This sounds a little bit heavy - does it
sound heavy and in reality is extreme slim? The problem is that it must run on
those low end, "please don't run code on me, because I cannot crunch numbers
and have no ram" machines like the FON2100 or WRT54GL.
We used to run early versions of Open vSwitch on the WRTSL54GS (which is only a bit
beefier than the WRT54GL) and didn't have any problems. My guess is that it would run
even better now, since the code has gone through a number of optimizations. If packets
are hitting the kernel cache, it's really only header parsing and a hash lookup, which
is pretty cheap.