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If they are all congested links, your gaming would suffer anyway, because the alternative to your packets getting buffered is that they get dropped.
So if every link is congested, you'd loose a lot of the packets anyway.
The CoDel queue management algorithm
Posted Jun 30, 2012 8:43 UTC (Sat) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
One really popular application where this is true is your telephone. The phone system backbone has been digital for years (ATM was invented specifically for phone use), and with real-time audio you really do want to have packets dropped if you can't keep up rather than buffering and falling behind.
Posted Jun 30, 2012 11:38 UTC (Sat) by Lennie (subscriber, #49641)
TCP was designed around the idea that packets get dropped (and in a timely fashion ! that is what the bufferbloat problem is all about after all).
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