[c-nsp] ASR9K 0 packet loss

Phil Bedard philxor at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 09:18:20 EST 2013

I've done a bit of testing and it's actually pretty good and I have seen
zero packet loss, and never greater than 10ms for general IP/MPLS traffic.
 It's a gross simplification but the RSPs work the way the ALU SR routers
have for years where the fabrics are active/active always receiving
traffic and there is stateful synchronization between RPs for routing
protocols.  Back when I did the testing the only issue they had was with


On 2/4/13 6:40 AM, "William Jackson" <william.jackson at gibtele.com> wrote:

>Hi all
>I have seen mentioned on marketing that you can pull out the RP from an
>in production ASR9K and suffer no packet loss.
>Is this the active RP?  Can somebody shed some light on this feature
>Anyone tested this?
>Thank you
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