[Cake] [Bloat] starlink testing

David Lang david at lang.hm
Mon Apr 19 14:00:45 EDT 2021

are you able to sniff between the router and the dish? I'm curious how much of 
the smarts is in the dish vs the router. My hope is that the router is just a 
conventional router with the satellite network smarts in the dish.

David Lang

On Mon, 19 Apr 2021, Dave Taht wrote:

> Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 06:56:33 -0700
> From: Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com>
> To: bloat <bloat at lists.bufferbloat.net>,
>     Cake List <cake at lists.bufferbloat.net>
> Subject: [Bloat] starlink testing
> I find myself in front of a starlink terminal this morning, and have
> been doing various tests. The behavior of their network is like
> nothing I've ever seen before, appearing to re-adjust the available
> bandwidth on a 10sec interval, and... yes... they have bufferbloat...
> bad.
> Still running quite the large battery of tests at the moment. They are
> behind a large cgnat, and
> no ipv6 is available, either. I can make available some tests and
> packet caps if anyone wants a look.
> If anyone would like to drop in on me and help talk me
> down^H^H^H^H^H^H^H strategize on how
> best to tell 'em about things like fq_codel and cake, I can be found
> over here (any login you want, no password) from 7AM PDT through 9AM.
> https://tun.taht.net:8443/group/bufferbloat
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