[Cake] Cake not doing rate limiting in a way it is expected to do

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at redhat.com
Tue May 28 12:20:29 EDT 2019

Akshat Kakkar <akshat.1984 at gmail.com> writes:

> It's a controlled lab setup. Users connected to eno2 and server on eno1.
> Link speed 1Gbps.
> No ingress shaping.
> Simple http download.
> I am having multiple rates requirement for multiple user groups, which
> I am controlling using various classes and thus using htb.

Well, CAKE has its own built-in shaper, so it hasn't seen much testing
with HTB as a parent. Theoretically it *should* work, though, as long as
CAKE is running in unlimited mode.

Could you please share your full config, and the output of `tc -s qdisc`
after a run?



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