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Re: MAXSAVEDBLOCKS in netinet/tcp_sack.c

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2005 14:47:03 +0200
Mail-followup-to: kernel@crater.dragonflybsd.org

On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 02:08:50AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     Ouch.  Dummynet is probably not the best solution.  Actually, what
>     I would do is buy a cisco with a relatively recent IOS and run
>     fair-queue or RED, but if that isn't in the cards then I recommend 
>     playing around with Packet Filter (pf).  It has a number of queueing
>     solutions.  I haven't used PF much myself so I don't know if it can
>     do RED, but I believe it does have a fair-queueing mechanism.

It's not PF, but ALTQ. ALTQ certainly support RED, it's very easy to setup.
PF is only used as interface for the queue setup and the tagging to decide
which queue discipline to use.


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