[Cake] A few puzzling Cake results

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 12:25:27 EDT 2018

I would like to revert this change.

On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 9:11 AM, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:
> Jonathan Morton <chromatix99 at gmail.com> writes:
>>> On 18 Apr, 2018, at 6:17 pm, Sebastian Moeller <moeller0 at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Just a thought, in egress mode in the typical deployment we expect,
>>> the bandwidth leading into cake will be >> than the bandwidth out of
>>> cake, so I would argue that the package droppage might be acceptable
>>> on egress as there is bandwidth to "waste" while on ingress the issue
>>> very much is that all packets cake sees already used up parts of the
>>> limited transfer time on the bottleneck link and hence are more
>>> "precious", no? Users wanting this new behavior could still use the
>>> ingress keyword even on egress interfaces?
>> Broadly speaking, that should indeed counter most of the negative
>> effects you'd expect from disabling this tweak in egress mode. But it
>> doesn't really answer the question of whether there's a compelling
>> *positive* reason to do so. I want to see a use case that holds up.
> What you're saying here is that you basically don't believe there are
> any applications where a bulk TCP flow would also want low queueing
> latency? :)
> -Toke
> _______________________________________________
> Cake mailing list
> Cake at lists.bufferbloat.net
> https://lists.bufferbloat.net/listinfo/cake


Dave Täht
CEO, TekLibre, LLC
Tel: 1-669-226-2619

More information about the Cake mailing list