US Patent No. 10,367,723

PACKET SENDING METHOD AND APPARATUS BASED ON MULTI-LINK AGGREGATION


Patent No. 10,367,723
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Packet Sending Method And Apparatus Based On Multi-link Aggregation
Inventorship Bo Liang, Chengdu (CN)
Jichuan Wei, Chengdu (CN)
Assignee Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd., Shenzhen (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,367,723

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a device, a packet carrying priority information indicating a priority of the packet;
sending, by the device, according to a correspondence between packet priorities and component fragment units in a fragment unit group, the packet to a component fragment unit corresponding to the priority of the packet;
configuring, by the device, a correspondence between the component fragment units and component links in a link aggregation group, according to availability of a component link in the link aggregation group and the priority of the packet that corresponds to the component fragment unit;
selecting, by the device, a selected component link corresponding to the priority of the packet, according to a correspondence between packet priorities and the component links, and according to the correspondence between the component fragment units and the component links, wherein the link aggregation group comprises a first component link and a second component link, wherein availability of the first component link is higher than availability of the second component link, and in the correspondence between the packet priorities and the component links, a first priority corresponds to the first component link, a second priority corresponds to the second component link or the first component link, and the first priority is higher than the second priority; and
sending, by the device, the packet on the selected component link.