> Sure, its a matter of preference. A hack? lets call it a cool hack
> :). One thing I like about it is it eliminates the SI as being the
> bottleneck for all network traffic to machines behing the SI. Especially
> if u'r doing some heavy transfers to those boxes. U'r also eliminating
> rewrites on every packet on the way out. (Although its all
> ASIC but u'r still wining on bit on efficiency). Spanning tree diameter
> tends to decreases etc...
I doubt that the packet rewrites are taking place in ASIC - anytime you go
above layer 2 doing dynamic stuff you've got to have a processor and ram.
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