[Make-wifi-fast] Upcoming WiFi standard to set per-flow DSCP values?

Jon Pike jonpike54 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 00:48:20 EST 2022

And there I was, thinking it was some kind of improvement on things...

Sounds like I should go from insuring I have it,  to figuring out how to
disable it altogether?  An "Unmark them all and let Airtime Fairness sort
them out" situation would be better?  Or is there something sensible

> On Wed, Jan 5, 2022 at 4:28 AM Sebastian Moeller <moeller0 at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi Toke, hi Jon,
>> IMHO RFC8325 and the whole WMM scheme clearly lacks data showing that is
>> actually delivers on its promises. RFC8325 specifically seems obsessed in
>> changing mappings such that PHBs align with the 4 WMM queues, instead of
>> interpreting the fact that the apparent mismatch between what the IETF
>> thinks about specific PHBs/DSCPs and how they are treated for most users,
>> as clear sign, that reality does not care... (probably mostly driven by the
>> elephant in the room, of DSCPs not being end-to-end).
>> I agree with Toke that allowing APs to steer specific DSCP use by
>> applications seems taking an proven non-working idea to the extreme... (APs
>> can already instruct stations on which DSCPs to map to which AC (see
>> Felix's patch), which is not used that much, no idea why anybody thinks
>> that allowing APs even more disruptive changes to end-point behavior is
>> going to work any better).
>> Regards
>>         Sebastian
>> P.S.: IMHO the biggest change might be the up-prioritisation of EF from
>> AC_VI to AC_VO, and I am not sure that is a good idea.
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