[Cake] Fwd: Does the latest cake support "tc filter"?

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Wed May 30 16:50:15 EDT 2018

Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> writes:

> I also worry that the new tc filter related code is going to cause
> weirdness from other subsystems and deployments. Someone (for example)
> sets iptables priorities or something else for some other reason to
> make a set of iptables rules work (the skb-priority field is so
> massively overloaded), and that messes up what cake wants.
> this is why I elided tc filters entirely all those years ago.  I guess
> the MAJ approach toke took is sufficient.

Yeah. Stole that from fq_codel, actually. That allows you to select a
queue using the priority field as well as with an explicit classifier
(with the same major number check). So guess that is relatively safe :)


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