[nsp] NxT1 MLPPP

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Wed Feb 11 15:45:01 EST 2004

From: "Raymond, Steven" <steven_raymond at eli.net>
> "You can either load balance via MLPPP or via per-packet CEF.  CPU usage
> is a little lower with CEF, but not much.

That has not been our experience. We had significant problems with CPU
load on 2620 using MLPPP, and no problems with per-packet CEF. CPU
usage was quite a bit lower with per-packet CEF.

The flip side is of course that per-packet CEF can reorder packets.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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