[Cake] cake memory consumption

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at redhat.com
Mon Sep 16 08:08:47 EDT 2019

Sebastian Gottschall <s.gottschall at newmedia-net.de> writes:

> after we found out serious out of memory issues on smaller embedded 
> devices (128 mb ram) we made some benchmarks with different schedulers
> with the result that cake takes a serious amount of memory. we use the 
> out of tree cake module and we use it class based since we have complex 
> methods of doing qos per interface, per mac addresse or even per 
> ip/network. so its not just simple cake on a single interface solution. 
> we made some benchmarks with different schedulers. does anybody have a 
> solution for making that better?
> HTB/FQ_CODEL ------- 62M
> HTB/SFQ ------- 62M
> HTB/PIE ------- 62M
> HTB/FQ_CODEL_FAST ------- 67M
> HTB/CAKE -------111M
> HFSC/FQ_CODEL_FAST ------- 47M
> HTB/PIE ------- 49M
> HTB/SFQ ------- 50M
> HFSC /FQ_CODEL ------- 52M
> HFSC/CAKE -------109M

How are you measuring the memory usage, and what is your full config for
each setup? :)


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