[Cerowrt-devel] another sets of leaps forward for linux packet queueing
dave.taht at gmail.com
Sat Aug 31 16:47:50 EDT 2013
Eric Dumazet just posted a pure fq scheduler (using the highly optimized
red/black trees in the kernel)
which "scales to millions of concurrent flows per qdisc".Jon Corbet wrote
it up in (subscriber only link) in lwn http://lwn.net/Articles/564978/
which also details the new tso sizing patch, which fixes the oft complained
about overlarge tso problem and does much saner things with it....
Almost simultaneously Stephen Hemminger wrote a sysctl option making it
possible to easily switch the default qdisc from pfifo_fast to "something
And earlier in the week Jesper Bauer got the last of the atm/htb fixes in.
All of these patches are now in the net-next tree. There were a few
touchups and tweaks here and there over the days following, that aren't in
Future looks so bright we gotta wear shades, or eyepatches, or something....
Fixing bufferbloat with cerowrt:
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