[Cake] cake and nat in openwrt... on by default?

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at redhat.com
Mon Apr 6 06:15:09 EDT 2020

Kevin Darbyshire-Bryant <kevin at darbyshire-bryant.me.uk> writes:

>> On 5 Apr 2020, at 16:22, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd still be willing to bet, then, that the majority of instances were
>> not turning nat mode on, when
>> they should have been.
> If memory serves, at the time there was a lot of concern about cpu
> usage and (I felt) that every line, every potential instruction and
> cache hit was being scrutinised. NAT lookup by default was deemed too
> much. Cake ended up being ‘cpu heavy’ though I’ve yet to see a better
> combination of shaper, aqm, flow fairness, host fairness, DSCP
> awareness and ack filtering in one overall package, let alone one that
> did it in less cpu.

Well, one thing we could do is change the defaults in sqm-scripts? :)


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