[c-nsp] C6509 Fabric Switch Capacity

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Wed Jan 13 07:11:56 EST 2016

Alireza Soltanian wrote:
> My questions are is What will happen if we exceed capacity(Egress or
> Ingress) in Channel#0 of Slot#2? Will device use Capacity of Channel#1?

no - the traffic will be dropped.

slot 2 looks like a 6708 card.  There's been a reasonable amount of
discussion in the past on cisco-nsp about oversubscription on this and
other 10G line cards on the c6500/c7600 platform.  Overall, the platform
isn't good at handling 10G.


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