Commit 39b3e8e2 authored by Jay Lepreau's avatar Jay Lepreau

tweaks.

parent b5bb8faa
......@@ -10,12 +10,17 @@ The IXP1200 network processor is now integrated into Emulab, and
available to external researchers for remote experimentation.
Similar to other Emulab resources, an IXP1200 node can
be allocated through an <i>ns</i> script or through the Netbuild GUI.
It can be configured as part of an arbitrary topology with end-nodes,
It can be configured as part of an arbitrary topology (of PCs, IXPs,
or other node types) with end-nodes,
traffic generators, routers, links etc. Through NFS it has access to
/proj and your Emulab home directory. You can configure a command to run
automatically upon bootup.
This makes it easy to
allocate, experiment with, and evaluate an IXP based application.
automatically upon bootup. You have full access to the serial
consoles of both the IXP and its host PC, which you can
power cycle and of course reboot.
<p>
All that makes it easy to allocate, experiment with, and evaluate an
IXP-based application.
<p>
Currently, we have installed 8 ENP2505 cards (aka Bridalveil), with
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