[Cake] [Make-wifi-fast] Cake in mac80211

Jonathan Morton chromatix99 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 11:22:28 EST 2020

> On 5 Feb, 2020, at 6:06 pm, Dave Taht <dave at taht.net> wrote:
>>    D) "cobalt" is proving out better in several respects than pure
>>    codel,
>>    and folding in some of that makes sense, except I don't know which
>>    things are the most valuable considering wifi's other problems
>> Reading paper now. Thanks for the pointer.
> I tend to think out that fq_codel is "good enough" in most
> circumstances. The edge cases that cake handles better are a matter of a
> few percentage points, vs orders of magnitude that we get with fq_codel
> alone vs a vs a FIFO, and my focus of late has been to make things that
> ate less cpu or were better offloadable than networked better. Others differ. 

I think COBALT might be worth putting in, as it should have essentially no net cost and does behave a little better than stock Codel.  It's better at handling unresponsive traffic, in particular.

 - Jonathan Morton

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