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

Jonathan Bennett jonathanbennett at hackaday.com
Wed Aug 4 16:46:20 EDT 2021

On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 3:18 PM Nathan Owens <nathan at nathan.io> wrote:

> Isn't that what CZnic has done with the Turris router?
> https://www.turris.com/en/mox/overview/
> I hadn't seen the Mox, that is clever. The downside is the price, and that
they're hard to get outside Europe.

> On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 1:08 PM Jonathan Bennett <
> jonathanbennett at hackaday.com> wrote:
>>> The Compute Module 4 exposes the same integrated Ethernet port, and a
>>> PCIe lane in place of the USB 3 chipset (the latter being attached to
>>> the former in the standard Pi 4B).  This obviously allows attaching at
>>> least one real GigE port (with a free choice of PCIe-based chipset) at
>>> full line rate, without the intermediate step of USB.  I think it
>>> would be reasonable to include a small Ethernet switch downstream of
>>> this, matching the connectivity of typical CPE on the LAN side.  If a
>>> PCIe switch is inserted, then a choice of Mini-PCIe Wifi cards can be
>>> installed, with cables running to the normal array of external
>>> antennae, sidestepping the problem of USB Wifi dongles.
>> I would hype the heck out of a router-style carrier board.  I'd even buy
>> a bunch myself, for that matter. I used to make good money by putting
>> OpenWRT on cheap routers for small businesses.
>> I've had good success chatting with Eben about Hackaday articles. If this
>> were to become more than a pipe dream, we could reach out to him, to see if
>> the Pi Foundation had any interest in backing a Pi router carrier board
>> that beats bufferbloat.
>> --Jonathan Bennett
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