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Posted Sep 15, 2011 16:06 UTC (Thu) by dmarti (subscriber, #11625)
That would be useful to see. It looks like the problem of bufferbloat is that packets stay in the buffer until they get stale -- so checking staleness directly, ideally without having to involve the CPU, could be a way to save having to tune the buffer size.
(If you run the café in Grand Central Station, you need to bake a bigger "buffer" of muffins than the low-traffic neighborhood place does. But customers at the two places should get the same muffin freshness as long as both have the same policy of dropping day-old muffins.)
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