[Cerowrt-devel] another sets of leaps forward for linux packet queueing

Dave Taht 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
there yet...

Future looks so bright we gotta wear shades, or eyepatches, or something....

Dave Täht

Fixing bufferbloat with cerowrt:
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