[c-nsp] Increasing hold-queue to alleviate microbursts with small hardware queues

Lincoln Dale ltd at aristanetworks.com
Fri Aug 17 03:06:45 EDT 2012

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 4:02 PM, John Neiberger <jneiberger at gmail.com>wrote:

> Would this even do what we want?

It won't do anything.
'hold-queue' is only for software based forwarding platforms.

it would help if you had a burst of packets back-to-back going for software
forwarding, but if you have that happening, you have bigger problems.



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