[Bloat] TCP BBR paper is now generally available

Steinar H. Gunderson sgunderson at bigfoot.com
Sat Dec 3 18:03:35 EST 2016

On Sat, Dec 03, 2016 at 02:55:37PM -0800, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Note that starting from linux-4.4, e1000e gets gro_flush_timeout that
> would help this precise workload
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=32b3e08fff60494cd1d281a39b51583edfd2b18f
> Maybe you can redo the experiment in ~5 years when distro catches up ;)

I can always find a backport, assuming the IPMI is still working. But it
really wasn't like this earlier :-) Perhaps something changed on the path,
unrelated to BBR.

(PS: stretch currently ships with 4.8, and is slated for freeze in February.
So perhaps not _all_ of five years ;-) )

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