Big Temporary Networks

Måns Nilsson mansaxel at
Sat Sep 15 07:23:40 UTC 2012

Subject: Re: Big Temporary Networks Date: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 09:40:02AM -0400 Quoting Jay Ashworth (jra at
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Måns Nilsson" <mansaxel at>
> > 12:20:33AM -0700 Quoting Octavio Alvarez (alvarezp at
> > 
> > > I'd have expected someone to have QoS mentioned already, mainly to put
> > > FTP and P2P traffic on the least important queues and don't hog up the
> > > net.
> > 
> > As long as there is no multicast entering the wlan this is best solved
> > by getting more bandwidth.
> Well, we'll be on the *sending* end of the Hugo's, but... ;-)
> It would still be nice to multicast them inside our network (and out to
> whomever wants to watch), but what the heck's the consumer-level client side
> of multicast video streaming look like these days?

IIRC a number of IETF meetings were badly maimed in the wireless
side until people remembered that the WLAN was no place for multicast
video. VLC does mcast really nice. We're testing it for replacing antenna
distribution systems and DVB-T receivers at work.

Måns Nilsson     primary/secondary/besserwisser/machina
MN-1334-RIPE                             +46 705 989668
Mr and Mrs PED, can I borrow 26.7% of the RAYON TEXTILE production of
the INDONESIAN archipelago?
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 198 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <>

More information about the NANOG mailing list