rizzo at icir.org
Sun Jul 6 00:24:04 PDT 2003
On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 10:49:29AM +0800, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> > Bottom line -- the whole architecture has been designed with
> > FIFO in mind, and implementing any different queueing policy
> > will involve some significant rewriting of the device drivers,
> > plus, potentially, some significant performance loss.
> Thank you for detailed explanation. I hope that dummynet's WFQ
> would be sufficient but not sure: will it correctly process
> weights whith zero-bandwidth pipe?
zero-bw pipes are only useful to add delay or to count
traffic (e.g. using masks), but will never cause queues
to build up and so won't help in your case.
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