[nsp] NxT1 MLPPP

Dmitri Kalintsev dek at hades.uz
Wed Feb 11 18:36:05 EST 2004


The 4 and 8 port IMA modules are listed as "supported" by 2600 platform,
too. Dunno if it actually works, but there you go.

On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 02:27:24PM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:
> 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.
> -Dan
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