[nsp] NxT1 MLPPP

Dan Hollis goemon at anime.net
Wed Feb 11 17:27:24 EST 2004

On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, David Curran wrote:
> If you're trying to decide which to use it may also be useful to consider
> the traffic which will be passing over it.  If its going to be lots of small
> packets, CEF with per-packet will run just as fast as MLPPP.  If its going
> to be lots of large packets mixed in with other traffic you might benefit
> from MLPPPs fragmentation and interleaving.  YMMV

You could also try ATM IMA with the NM-4T1-IMA / NM-8T1-IMA cards. Then 
youd get all the multilink benefits without the CPU overhead of MLPPP or 
the reordering issues of per-packet CEF.

It does mean youd have to run ATM though, and use the 36xx platform.


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