[Cake] Cake memory usage after 1TB

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Thu Jun 24 11:20:52 EDT 2021

Sebastian Moeller <moeller0 at gmx.de> writes:

>> On Jun 24, 2021, at 15:59, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:
>> 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.
> 	Is there an easy way to reset that, short of tearing down the
> 	qdisc set-up and building it up again?

Nope, 'fraid not :)


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