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Re: So, 11.3 anyone?

  • From: Alex Rubenstein
  • Date: Thu Mar 12 11:09:12 1998

Hrm. We turned on polcy-routing on a 4700 that was running at abour 40%
CPU. We turned on policy-routing for one interface (a v.35 that was doing
abour 1.2 mb/s) and it jumped up to 60%. I turned it on for a moment on a
HSSI interface that was doing about 3.5 mb/s, and it pegged the machine at

On Thu, 12 Mar 1998, Christian Kratzer wrote:
> > So, a potential reason came up for me to possibly run 11.3. I really don't
> > want to, but I am comtemplating it.
> > 
> > Apparently, 11.3 has code to fast-switch policy-routed networks. Does it
> > work? Is 11.3 really usable? I am scared to death, but may need this for a
> > certain application.
> we are running policy routing on our 3640 and 7206 machines and we quite fine 
> without fast switched policy routing.  I would only think of using it if 
> the cpu overhead starts getting unconformatably high.  
> At the moment we are running 112-11.P without any major tilts.

If I were you, I'd run 11.1.17(CA) or better on the 7206. We ran into some
general wierdness with 11.2.11P.