[Cake] Fwd: [iproute2 1/2] tc: Add support for the CBS qdisc

Dave Taht dave at taht.net
Thu Nov 2 16:25:28 EDT 2017

Jonathan Morton <chromatix99 at gmail.com> writes:

> I looked up how it's supposed to work.
> Seems like it relies on a fixed bandwidth underlying link, and piggybacks on its
> clocks to maintain the associated state in realtime. Obviously designed to be
> implemented in hardware using an adder and an accumulator, rather than
> on a CPU.
> The parameters required are a direct reflection of what such hardware requires,
> and are not at all user friendly.

Well, having just heard of it, I'm building it as part of my next build
of net-next.

I would certainly like to be able to pour much of cake into hardware. We've
got billions of spare transistors nowadays....

> - Jonathan Morton

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