[nsp] atm encapsulation overhead

Dan Hollis goemon at anime.net
Tue Nov 18 03:50:26 EST 2003

On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Iva Cabric wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 07:43:29PM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:
> > Does anyone have a quick refence to calculate expected throughput of 
> > various atm encapsulations? Eg aal5mux ip, aal5snap
> > A simple % overhead for each encapsulation would suffice ...
> You can find information about overheads in different protocols
> (Ethernet, ATM, POS, ...) here:
> <URL:http://sd.wareonearth.com/~phil/net/overhead/>
> On that page, under ATM section, is link to PS document which gives
> details about overhead in IP/ATM networks.

sadly the page and document merely describes aal5mux, but does not 
calculate it. they only deal with calculating and showing aal5snap.


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