altq on freebsd 5.2-current

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Tue Aug 24 11:57:43 PDT 2004

> Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 14:50:30 +0200 (CEST)
> From: bettan at
> Sender: owner-freebsd-current at
> hello , i have compiled my kernel with this options :
> options	ALTQ
>  options	ALTQ_CBQ	         # Class Bases Queueing
>  options	ALTQ_RED	         # Random Early Drop
Eeek! Had my knuckles rapped too often by Van J. to let this pass. RED
is NOT "Random Early Drop" or "Random Early Discard". It is "Random
Early Detection".

Van invented it (and WRED) and he is quite adamant about the name.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at			Phone: +1 510 486-8634

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