[j-nsp] Hash algorithms for LAG

Mark Tinka mtinka at globaltransit.net
Thu Jan 26 06:53:06 EST 2012

On Saturday, January 21, 2012 12:48:40 AM Pavel Lunin wrote:

> For IP traffic (doesn't matter routed or bridged) bits
> from MACs are never included, for non-IP (MPLS as well)
> they play the main role (this is documented), which can
> bring some surprises if you don't care (see Mark's
> report on suffering from this).

The time I was talking to JTAC about this, they claimed they 
were working on some kind of improvements for the EX to 
allow it to do MPLS-based hashing.

However, another engineer was, at the same time, saying the 
limitation is hardware in nature. So that was confusing.

Nonetheless, we just switched to Cisco switches and were 

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