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

Steinar H. Gunderson sgunderson at bigfoot.com
Fri Aug 7 10:49:53 EDT 2015

On Fri, Aug 07, 2015 at 04:43:19PM +0200, Sebastian Moeller wrote:
>> switching to IP-level fairness makes life hard for the torrent
>> user (not that it seems to even exist in fq_codel;
> 	fq_codel does not care as far as I know one can specify different
> 	hashing schemes (expect I have not tried it myself so that might not
> 	work).

How? I've searched for it, I've checked the documentation, I've looked for it
in the code. What am I missing?

> 	Actually, one of the more frequent requests on the openwrt forum
> 	seems to be bit torrent users who want per-internal-IP fairness, or
> 	in other words want to be able to dedicate a box to torrenting
> 	without sacrificing all egress bandwidth to the bit-torrent deity ;)

Yes, per-internal-IP fairness would go a long way. It's not a perfect
solution by itself, but at least that user only messes up for him/herself.

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