A throttle happens when the Tx on device connected to this interface is sending traffic faster that the Rx on this device faster than it can handle so the interface sends a message to the processor to throttle back. You can try to increase the size of the inout queue by using the ' hold-queue xx in ' command or you can investigate the connected device to try to determine what is causing this interface to be overrun with traffic.
A lot of the time this is caused by bursty traffic i.e. broadcasts being sent ever 30 seconds for example IPX SAPs.
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...