[Codel] [RFC PATCH] tcp: limit data skbs in qdisc layer

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Mon Jul 9 03:08:34 EDT 2012

From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2012 12:11:27 +0200

> sk->sk_wmem_alloc not allowed to grow above a given limit,
> allowing no more than ~4 segments [1] per tcp socket in qdisc layer at a
> given time. (if TSO is enabled, then a single TSO packet hits the limit)

I'm suspicious and anticipate that 10G will need more queueing than
you are able to get away with tg3 at 1G speeds.  But it is an exciting
idea nonetheless :-)

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