[Bloat] Fwd: Did *bufferbloat* cause the 2010 flashcrash?

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Fri Aug 7 10:28:49 EDT 2015

On Fri, 7 Aug 2015, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:

> [1] For the purposes of the question, the “BitTorrent problem” is when 
> you and I are on the same network, and your 200+ BitTorrent upload 
> sessions makes it impossible for me to upload my single cat video to 
> YouTube.

Isn't this dependent on the upload speed? I would imagine that if it's 
5-10 megabit/s, then using Codel or similar technique that doesn't allow 
the buffer to grow to hundreds of milliseconds, would improve things a 

For a 500 kilobit/s link, I'm not sure even that would work...?

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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