[Cake] Enforcing video quality question

Peter Lepeska bizzbyster at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 14:43:18 EST 2021

Ok that makes sense. I'll do some reading. Thank you!

On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 2:28 PM Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:

> Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster at gmail.com> writes:
> > A user on the OpenWrt forum suggested hashlimit rules supported by
> > iptables. How does that idea sound to you?
> That will result in a cliff-edge policer (i.e., as soon as a device goes
> over its limits it will see every packet get dropped). This doesn't
> interact too well with the burstiness of TCP, so you'll likely get
> erratic behaviour of the traffic if you do that. Doing the same thing
> with HTB means the router will queue+shape each class (and with FQ-CoDel
> on the leaves, you'll get a nice AQM behaviour as well), so that will be
> smoother and less prone to bloat :)
> -Toke
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