[Mikrotik] RB493AH and QOS

Travis Johnson tlj at ida.net
Tue Jan 26 23:01:18 CST 2010

I have to say, at 55%-85% CPU load, you are slowing your network down by 
not having a faster router.

For less than $500 total you can have 10x the horsepower... why not 
upgrade your router?????


Butch Evans wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 15:42 -0700, Dave Crim wrote: 
>> I just spoke with Butch today and he's going to install the rules and 
>> do some other cleanup for us tonight or tomorrow.  Our border router 
>> (RB1000) runs at 55%-85% CPU and he thinks it's going to be a stretch 
>> but should be OK.  I get the impression that it adds 30-40% on top of 
>> what you are currently running.
> Your router is moving about 20k+ pps, which is the main limiting factor.
> The load with my rules (any rules that manipulate packet ordering and
> utilize conn_track) is directly related to packet rate.
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