The Route Processor (RP) is the main system processor in the router. The RP contains the processing unit, the system software, and most of the system memory components, and it maintains and executes the management functions that control the system.
|Device Type||Control processor|
|Form Factor||Plug-in module|
|Flash Memory||20 MB|
|Data Link Protocol||Ethernet, Fast Ethernet|
|OS Required||Cisco IOS|