Shady areas of TCP window autotuning?

Lars Eggert lars.eggert at
Mon Mar 16 23:13:59 UTC 2009


On 2009-3-16, at 7:09, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> My wish is for the vendors to step up.  I would love to be able to
> configure my router/cable modem/dsl box with "queue-size 50ms" and
> have it compute, for the current link speed, 50ms of buffer.

if the vendors got active and deployed better queueing schemes, that'd  
be great.

In the meantime, we've also started some work that will allow bulk  
transfer applications to transmit in a way that is designed to  
minimize queue lengths:

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