[Codel] Floating an Idea. ip_fq_codel

Andrew McGregor andrewmcgr at gmail.com
Tue May 20 06:16:01 EDT 2014

That's about what constitutes a flow.  fq_codel as implemented in linux
works per (source ip, dest ip, protocol, source port, dest port) 5-tuple.
 Linux should probably support multiple flow hashing algorithms in the

On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 7:15 PM, Richard Edmands <thesirdmz at gmail.com>wrote:

> In my environment we've got a fair chunk of torrent usage happening (+
> gaming) and with fq_codel giving the advantage to whichever individual
> could open up as many connections as possible the entire situation imploded
> very quickly.
> So to balance this out I used htb to implement the IP part of this
> (actually not really, i made groups of ip's which belonged to individuals)
> and stuck fq_codel on top of the divided setup.
> With this system what now happens is each IP now gets equal utilization of
> the link (actually, i'm a lazy hack. I only implemented the uplink section)
> which prevents the advantage of opening up as many connections as possible.
> Now when an individual decides to go nuts, they're limited to what is
> available to them without harming everyone else, without compromising
> maximum possible speed.
> I have had this running in my environment for the past month and WOW.
> See pastebin'd implementation.
> http://pastebin.com/hXtzFL9f
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