Aaron at cisco
Dec 11, 2006, 2:40 PM
Post #1 of 1
>> I am running two Cisco 3640 routers with two (2) T1 WIC DSU's
Re: Bonded (MLPPP) on 3640 routers -- disapointingperformance
>> each. My
>> provider, broadwing, supplied me with bonded T1's.
>> Each router connects to two T1's running MLPPP. When running bonded
>> (MLPPP) I see only a 10% increase in bandwidth.
>> I have tested each DSU individually and confirmed the 1.3-1.4 mbps
>> connection. However, when bonded and running MLPPP the
>> bandwidth increases only to about 1.7 mbps up and 1.4 mbps down.
>> I believe that the 3640 is well within it's ability to handle 3 mbps
>> traffic, but I am not getting that.
>> Does anyone have any ideas?
> how did you measure the performance? How's your CPU load, and are you
> interrupt-switching your traffic? Do you see many "lost fragments" or
> "discared fragments" in "show ppp multilink"?
If the CPU load is fine and you are not seeing lost/discarded fragments,
but still are seeing less of a throughput gain than you expect ... then
you might want to see whether your aggregate performance goes up as you
add multiple concurrent streams.
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