You would think the words "Silicon Switch Processor" might
clue people in that the board in question has nice little
chips on it doing routing/switching, leaving the 68040
free to process BGP updates etc.
Unfortunately, the 68040 is unable to keep up in ugly
Xyplex has a router card for their 9000 chassis that uses the 68060
and had BGP4 support in the alpha phase. We are looking at doing
beta testing of this product.