Chapter 6. Cisco 7500 Routers
This chapter covers the following key topics:
Hardware Architecture of the Cisco 7500 Router
Packet Switching on Cisco 7500 Router
Troubleshooting Tips for the Cisco 7500 Router
The Cisco 7500 router platform was introduced in 1995 to address the ever-increasing demands of high performance routing driven by the explosion of the Internet and mission-critical enterprise applications. The 7500's architecture was derived from the earlier Cisco Advanced Gateway Server+ (AGS+) and Cisco 7000 architectures, but offers significant performance improvements over them. This chapter covers the hardware architecture of the 7500 series routers, the implementation-specific details of IOS switching on the 7500, and ...