Hop-by-hop option based flow-handling compared to other IP over ATM protocols

  • M. V. Loukola
  • J. O. Skyttä
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT)


This paper introduces new ways to establish data link level forwarding for IPv6 packets on ATM links. The designed method is merged into to the core of 1Pv6 protocol. This improves the performance compared to the other traffic-based IP over ATM protocols. (RFC-1953) (RFC-2129)


Flow-handling IP over ATM IP switching 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Loukola
    • 1
  • J. O. Skyttä
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Communications EngineeringHelsinki University of TechnologyFinland

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