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

Scott Farber scott at aelred.org
Mon Mar 10 19:40:59 EST 2003

On Monday, March 10, 2003, at 07:06 PM, Dan Hollis wrote:
> Has anyone on this list actually done an analysis of CPU usage for CEF
> per-packet vs CEF per-destination?

At least one of the big boys, the "you don't terminate directly on my 
router unless you've got an OC-ohmygawd circuit" crowd found the 
utilization didn't scale well on boxes with several hundred customers.

Incidentally, to switch vendors for a moment, JunOS has a nice little 
knob to set the forwarding options hash to L4.


> -Dan

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