[Bloat] [Starlink] Of interest: Comcast AQM Paper

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Wed Aug 4 09:06:40 EDT 2021

On Wed, 4 Aug 2021, Sebastian Moeller wrote:

> I guess the point is AQM is not really that expensive, even FQ AQM, 
> traffic shaping however is expensive. But for wifi shaping is not 
> required so AQM became feasible.

My point is that CPU based forwarding has very bad performance on some 
platforms, regardless if you're doing shaping, AQM or none of them (FIFO).

If it's not hw accelerated, it sucks.

When I did tests on MT7621 it did ~100 meg/s without flow-offload, and 
full gig with it.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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