IP CEF and Routed Ports

MierdinMierdin Member Posts: 79 ■■□□□□□□□□
I was wondering today (and unfortunately will not have access to my lab for a while and would like a quick answer) if there's any difference from an IP CEF perspective whether you're talking about routed ports (no switchport) or layer 2 switchports.

I know there shouldn't be a configuration difference, I'm mainly looking for some kind of documentation stating that there is or isn't a difference in the way CEF works or doesn't work when you're talking about the two port types. The reason I ask is that many designs include routing either via an SVI or a routed link and I'm trying to determine the impact to routing efficiency, if any exists.

From a conceptual perspective, it makes sense that it would operate correctly but rather than go forward on my gut instinct, I'd like to see some documentation exploring any differences
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