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High CPU Utilization on 6509

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone knows if broadcast packets are process-switched using the "IP Input" process by the CPU.

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Cisco Employee

Re: High CPU Utilization on 6509

Hi,

Yes, broadcast is handle by software by default; you need to configure "mls ip directed-broadcast" under interface for hardware switching.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst6500/ios/12.2ZY/command/reference/M1.html#wp1137233

HTH,

Lei Tian

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Re: High CPU Utilization on 6509

Thanks Lei,

This certainly helps.

David Lai

Network Engineer

Brooke Army Medical Center

210-916-3644 Office

210-916-7488 Desk

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