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

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Tue Mar 11 07:42:48 EST 2003

> > We've seen that MLPPP can work to distribute the load so that a given
> > flow can grow larger than the physical size of any of the component
> > parallel paths.  MLPPP isn't the CPU pig that it was in earlier
> > implementations or on different platforms.  Of course, YMMV.
> Wonder if someone should work up a MLHDLC protocol. Something like MLPPP 
> without the PPP overhead.

Considering that Cisco HDLC has the same overhead as PPP, why do you
believe that MLHDLC would have less overhead than MLPPP?

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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