Recommended NON-VIP based 7500 swtching paths

Jared Mauch jared at
Fri May 28 15:28:14 UTC 1999

	This would really be something for cisco-nsp at

	I've cc:'ed them, and set them as the reply-to, so
followups should go there.

	- jared

On Fri, May 28, 1999 at 10:51:32AM -0400, Brandon Applegate wrote:
> Greetings,
> I was looking to get some feedback as to what people are using in
> production on 75XX routers on standard line cards (HIP for example) for
> switching paths.  I read one time on Cisco's site that on a 7500 non-vip
> router, you can see up to 150k PPS using plain fast-switching, and up to
> 275k by using optimum.  Could someone be kind enough to elaborate on the
> differences between fast/optimum switching other than the addition of
> 'optimum' on the command line ??  I dont remeber seeing too much detailed
> info on the differences of these earlier switching paths on CCO.
> Feel free to reply directly via email/off-list.
> Thanks in advance.  
> --------------------------------------------------
> Brandon Applegate, CCNA  :  Network Administrator
>       :  brandon at
> --------------------------------------------------

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