[Bloat] Notes about hacking on AQMs

Thomas Graf tgraf at infradead.org
Wed Jun 8 19:06:22 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 11:27:51AM -0400, Jesper Dangaard Brouer wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-06-08 at 16:57 +0200, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > Just add to your HTB some RED qdisc ? You have a framework to build
> > whatever is needed. Dont try to use a "single magic thing that will
> > solve all my problems". This reminds me the ESFQ attempt : Patrick
> > prefered to plug an external classifier in SFQ, instead of adding
> > specialized code in each possible Qdisc.
> While this is a good coding approach, the end result is that nobody is
> using this stuff, because "tc" is so difficult to use, and its error
> feedback is so lousy that you will never figure out your small syntax
> errors.
> I wonder if Thomas Graf ever finished/release his alternative to tc?

Wish I could spend more time on it but I'm slowly getting there.
I'll present some of it at netconf.

Takes quite some effort to really handle all misconfiguration
cases and print verbose error messages to help and assist the

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