[Bloat] Some updates on hacking on AQMS

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 19:10:25 EDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 4:45 PM, Juliusz Chroboczek <jch at pps.jussieu.fr> wrote:
>> It really seems that ECN support could be added generically for all
>> qdiscs that currently do packet drop. Creating a generic mark_or_drop
>> function is easy.
> As hinted in a previous message -- please don't.  Every qdisc must be
> examined individually to check if it is suitable for ECN.
> Consider also the following.  If the administrator specifies a maximum
> rate of 100 Mbit/s, he probably doesn't expect the outgoing traffic to
> exceed that rate under any circumstances.  If you start marking instead
> of dropping, you must make sure that the resulting traffic is still
> under 100 Mbit/s, including the marked packets.

In designing this particular concept I made sure that was an option,
in the mildly recorrected:


Try harder to not shoot the ants, but make ecn marking a first class
option throughout the qdiscs...

if possible..

> -- Juliusz

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