[Cerowrt-devel] BBR congestion control algorithm for TCP in net-next

Jonathan Morton chromatix99 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 16:11:40 EDT 2016

> On 17 Sep, 2016, at 21:34, Maciej Soltysiak <maciej at soltysiak.com> wrote:
> Cake and fq_codel work on all packets and aim to signal packet loss early to network stacks by dropping; BBR works on TCP and aims to prevent packet loss. 

By dropping, *or* by ECN marking.  The latter avoids packet loss.

 - Jonathan Morton

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