[Cake] [LEDE-DEV] Cake SQM killing my DIR-860L - was: [17.01] Kernel: bump to 4.4.51

Eric Luehrsen ericluehrsen at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 3 00:00:01 EST 2017

On 03/02/2017 11:35 PM, Jonathan Morton wrote:
>> On 3 Mar, 2017, at 06:31, Eric Luehrsen <ericluehrsen at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Also with SQM you may not what idealized entropy in your queue
>> distribution. It is desired by some to have host-connection fairness,
>> and not so much interest in stream-type fairness. So overlap in a few
>> hash "tags" may not be always such a bad thing depending on how it works
>> itself out.
> That sort of thing is explicitly catered for by the triple-isolate algorithm.  I don’t want to rely on particular hash behaviour to achieve an inferior result.  I’d much rather have a good hash with maximal entropy.
>   - Jonathan Morton
That's not what I was going for. Agree, it would not be good to depend 
on an inferior hash. You mentioned divide as a "cost." So I was 
proposing a thought around a "benefit" estimate. If hash collisions are 
not as important (or are they), then what is "benefit / cost?"

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