[rbak-nsp] SmartEdge 600 limits to 1Mpps on 10Ge-4-port card
marcin at leon.pl
Mon Nov 26 05:17:37 EST 2012
On 2012-11-26 08:16, support support wrote:
> Good time of day.
> We have SE600 box here. The hardware config is:
> Slot Type Serial No Rev Ver Mfg Date Voltage
> ---- -------------------- -------------- ---- --- ----------- --------
> N/A backplane G61BQ2611Q0590 01B 4 26-JUN-2011 N/A N/A
> N/A fan tray 0 invalid N/A N/A
> N/A alarm card G81BQ2611Q053W 01B 4 26-JUN-2011 N/A N/A
> 5 10ge-4-port F702D2211D1TVV 02 4 27-MAY-2011 OK
> 8 xcrp4-base D210G1911G1268 10C 4 16-MAY-2011 OK
> Software is:
> Redback Networks SmartEdge OS Version SEOS-220.127.116.11-Release
> Built by sysbuild at SWB-node06 Fri Sep 2 10:19:52 PDT 2011
> Copyright (C) 1998-2011, Redback Networks Inc. All rights reserved.
> System Bootstrap version is Mips,rev18.104.22.168
> Installed minikernel version is 11.7
> Router Up Time - 12 days, 4 hours 3 minutes 3 secs
> Our problem is as follows:
> We use SE600 as BGP border router with Dynamic NAT. We have a pool of
> ip addresses, so we use 1:1 translations.
> Suddenly as we grow to approximately 8Gbps of incoming traffic and
> 5.5Gbps outgoing traffic we noticed, that we are limited at 1.1-1.2
> Mpps for incoming and 1.02 Mpps outgoing.
> We are not limited on traffic. We can see, that limit is on packets
> per second.
> If we put Cisco SCE8000 2x10Ge between SE600 and our network - we can
> reach about 6Gbps in and 4 Gbps out with the same 1Mpps rate. Average
> packet size gets smaller, because SCE limits users and drops some of
> their traffic.
> Is there anyone, who has more than 1Mpps on SE600/XCRP4 and
> 10Ge-4-port card?
> Techsupport of our seller wants us to upgrade to SEOSv11, but when we
> tried to upgrade, our router lost the card in slot 5. After
> unsuccessful upgrade we rolled back to 6.2. Since then we see, that
> our Fan tray is in invalid state. Before upgrade everything was ok.
> We would appreciate any help on our situation.
I don't know how about the limitation - in ours (exactly the same
hardware set) it works, however NAT that we use is just for several hosts.
About the upgrade - you also need to upgrade FPGA in 10GE-4 card I suppse.
You shuldn't loose it, it works at ours (11.1.x)
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