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

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Wed May 30 16:51:29 EDT 2018

Georgios Amanakis <gamanakis at gmail.com> writes:

> I don't have an explicit use case right now, but it gives somewhat
> greater flexibility in classifying packets.
> Particularly in the ingress mode with ifb (this would mostly apply to
> an end-device, not so much to traffic being forwarded through a
> router). We cannot set DSCP flags on incoming packets, since they just
> arrived. However, we can use a filter on cake to assign them
> explicitly to a tin.

Yes, I think the main use case is for the people who for whatever reason
want to assign static diffserv priorities, and who can't use iptables to
do so on ingress.


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