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Re: I found the missing 30 milliseconds!
On Tue, 16 Sep 1997, Jay R. Ashworth wrote: > > Did I do the arithmetic right? > > I think you did the math right... > > but isn't that what "cut-through" switching is all about? Sending the > packet out before you're done getting it in? Well, how about thinking of it this way: Don't you just need to look at the header of a packet before deciding where to send it? Once you've parsed the header and determined the routing of the packet, you can start shoving it out the right pipe. :-) At least... it would make the most sense to work like that ;-) Regardless, there is still delay incurred at each hop (hello, digex/BBN ;-) albeit negligible... -Taner -- D. Taner Halicioglu [email protected] Network Engineer ISI / GlobalCenter Voice: +1 408 543 0313 Fax: +1 408 541 9878 PGP Fingerprint: 65 0D 03 A8 26 21 6D B8 23 3A D6 67 23 6E C0 36