[j-nsp] Interrupt in Routing Engine

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Mon Jan 3 00:01:43 EST 2005

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 10:04:10AM +0530, av srikant wrote:
> Dear All,
> In Juniper Routers , when we execute the command "show chassis 
> routing-engine 0" , we see the below output. My query is that what process 
> in the RE tiggers the Interrupt CPU Utilization?

When in doubt, ask yourself "what does this mean to FreeBSD?". Interrupt 
CPU is time spent in interrupt level in the RE JunOS kernel. For example, 
processing ethernet frames from the fxp0 (management interface) and fxp1 
(internal PFE-facing interface) counts towards interrupt cpu usage.

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