[Cake] Cake memory usage after 1TB

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Thu Jun 24 09:59:43 EDT 2021

Pete Heist <pete at heistp.net> writes:

> I'm using Cake on an EdgeRouter-X at a site that does around 50-
> 100GB/day, and we're quite happy with it so far. Egress and ingress
> stats are below after ~1TB download and ~100GB upload.
> I use "memlimit 8M", and noticed that it's reporting 8389696 bytes used
> on egress, which is at the maximum (slightly over actually). Around 6M
> is used on ingress. Should I then raise these limits, or is it normal
> for it to settle in around the maximum over time?

That stat is the maximum memory ever used, not the current usage (that
is reported by "backlog 0b 0p"). So if your queue ever overflows it'll
be at its maximum.


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