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FR Tidbit [was: 56k modems/frame/ptp revisited (LONG)]

  • From: scott w
  • Date: Tue Sep 01 14:57:42 1998



On Tue, 1 Sep 1998, Scott, Dan wrote:

[snip]
> line and port, but the important parameter is the committed information rate
> you purchase from the carrier.  Most of Sprint's frame relay business may
[snip]
>from 0-56kbps.  Can purchase 56kbps CIR, but it costs extra, would need
[snip]

CIR is guaranteed only under "normal" conditions.  You won't get it under
heavy congestion.  Find out the MIR configured for your PVC.  I don't know
if they will tell you though...

scott






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