[nsp] ip load-sharing per-packet - cef accelerated ?

Dan Hollis goemon at anime.net
Mon Mar 10 16:06:45 EST 2003

On Mon, 10 Mar 2003, Rob Thomas wrote:
> ] My understanding is that 'ip load-sharing per-packet' is CEF accelerated,
> ] yes?
> No.  It is per packet load balancing instead of per flow load balancing.
> This puts quite a bit of additional load on the router, and may result
> in out of order packets arriving at the destination.  I recommend
> against it.

Are you sure per-packet isn't CEF accelerated?


Why would it put additional load on the router? Every packet does a CEF 
lookup anyway, yes?

Has anyone on this list actually done an analysis of CPU usage for CEF 
per-packet vs CEF per-destination?

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