[Codel] [RFC PATCH v2] tcp: TCP Small Queues

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Wed Jul 11 11:43:20 EDT 2012

On 07/11/2012 08:25 AM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-07-11 at 08:16 -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
>> I haven't read your patch in detail, but I was wondering if this feature
>> would cause trouble for applications that are servicing many sockets at once
>> and so might take several ms between handling each individual socket.
> Well, this patch has no impact for such applications. In fact their
> send()/write() will return to userland faster than before (for very
> large send())

Maybe I'm just confused.  Is your patch just mucking with
the queues below the tcp xmit queues?  From the patch description
I was thinking you were somehow directly limiting the TCP xmit

If you are just draining the tcp xmit queues on a new/faster
trigger, then I see no problem with that, and no need for
a per-socket control.


Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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