Method and apparatus for packet reordering in a network processor

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8045549
APP PUB NO 20030189931A1
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10389929

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A method for packet reordering in a network processor, including the steps of processing packets, dividing the processed packets into a plurality of tiers and reordering the tiers independently from each other and collecting eligible packets from the plurality of tiers in a collector for forwarding. The method further includes the step of during the processing, determining the nominal packet processing time of each packet. The processed packets are divided into the plurality of tiers depending on the nominal packet processing time.

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WSOU INVESTMENTS, LLCLOS ANGELES, CA3521

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Barri, Peter Irma August Bonheiden, BE 11 337
Robotham, Robert Elliott Ottawa, CA 12 181
Vrana, Miroslav Ghent, BE 10 297

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