[Cake] Enforcing video quality question

N0man Tech n0manletter at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 14:55:39 EST 2021

Try looking at fireqos, a component of firehol. It can do per-device limits
via a config file.

The developers provide an OpenWrt package and you can change the default
qdisc to Cake and modify Cake settings.

On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 2:43 PM Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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