[Cake] cake in dd-wrt

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at redhat.com
Wed Aug 21 06:21:42 EDT 2019

Dave Taht <dave at taht.net> writes:

> Jonathan Morton <chromatix99 at gmail.com> writes:
>>> On 20 Aug, 2019, at 9:39 pm, Sebastian Gottschall <s.gottschall at newmedia-net.de> wrote:
>>> …a heavy bittorrent downloader will still steal the bandwidth of my scp session.
>> If you can identify the Bittorrent packets, you can mark them CS1, and
>> switch on Cake's "diffserv3" mode (as it is by default).  Then the
>> Bittorrent packets will still be able to use full bandwidth if it's
>> available, but will be limited to 1/16th of the total if there is
>> contention.
> I regard the whole CS1 thing as having never been particularly
> successful for a variety of reasons - in particular because
> we seemed to be the only ones attempting to use it with rigor.
> I would like to patch in and submit "LE" support to mainline cake.
> The RFC retires CS1 - which I wouldn't retire - but see:
> https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8622.html

Yeah, getting support for that upstream might be a good idea :)

> Also it seems like a good idea to also submit the NS bit
> exclusion from the ack filter to mainline as well.

What's that?


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