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Re: Cisco PPP DS-3 limitations - 42.9Mbpbs?

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Feb 20 12:10:59 2002

>>> presumably this can be improved (a little) with increased interface
>>> buffers.. ? and possibly non fifo queuing eg custom queuing in favour of
>>> TCP rathen than UDP/ICMP etc which wont have the backoffs
>> and increasing the speed of light
> I can't find that option in my management client. What MIB is that OID
> described in?

i begin to suspect folk don't get it.  so i'll try once more.

you can turn on [x]red.  it will make a better choice of which packets
to drop.  but packets will still be dropped [0].

you can increase buffers blah blah blah.  but twenty tomatoes will still
not fit in a fifteen tomato can.

randy

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[0] - corollary: qos mechanisims decide which packets to drop.  but isps
      are paid not to drop any packets.




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