[Cerowrt-devel] Ideas on how to simplify and popularize bufferbloat control for consideration.

David Lang david at lang.hm
Fri Jul 25 16:57:44 EDT 2014

On Fri, 25 Jul 2014, Wes Felter wrote:

> The Netgear stock firmware measures bandwidth on every boot or link up (not 
> sure which) and I would suggest doing the same for CeroWRT.
> Do you need to measure Internet bandwidth or last mile bandwidth? For link 
> bandwidth it seems like you can solve a lot of problems by measuring to the 
> first hop router. Does the packer pair technique work on TDMA link layers 
> like DOCSIS?

The trouble is that to measure bandwidth, you have to be able to send and 
receive a lot of traffic. unless the router you are connecting to is running 
some sort of service to support that, you can't just test that link, you have to 
connect to something beyond that.

David Lang

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