[c-nsp] increase MTU lowering load?

Lukasz Bromirski lukasz at bromirski.net
Tue Apr 2 06:17:21 EDT 2013

On Apr 2, 2013, at 10:06 AM, Nikolay Shopik <shopik at inblock.ru> wrote:

> Will increase MTU from standard 1500 to 9000 will lower load on software based routers (ISR/ISR2, 7200)? Lets assume average packet size will be much larger than 1500.
> And since there less pps, load should be lower or I miss something?

Should. But given the pps range for those platforms I wouldn't see
this as an opportunity to increase the throughput two times…

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