[nsp] Switch/Router to use in colocation

Martin Cooper mjc at cooper.org.uk
Wed Aug 20 21:01:30 EDT 2003

Martin Cooper <mjc at cooper.org.uk> writes:

> Michael Loftis <mloftis at wgops.com> writes:
> > The one issue I had with hem was that the RSM would process switch EVERY 
> > packet ont he Default VLAN on it's internal/backplane 'trunk' interfaces. 
> > So you had to (assuming defaults) totally avoid Vlan1 at all costs in order 
> > to get anything more than about 80mbit out of it.
> Newer CatOS versions let you switch off Vlan1 on trunk interfaces,
> so you could prevent Ethernet frames not destined for the RSM's IP
> interface on Vlan1 from being bridged to the RSM only to be binned.

...but then you can't reach the Vlan1 interface on the RSM -- D'OH! :-)



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