buffer bloat - may be OT

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Thu Jun 2 22:32:43 EDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 09:50:57AM -0700, Sameer Verma wrote:
> I don't know if any traffic shaping implications will affect the
> school server, but in the hopes that it might, I'm copying that list
> as well.

Anything the school server does to fill the buffers of either the
upstream link or the wireless devices ... will matter.

For the laptops themselves, reducing txqueuelen certainly improves
latency experienced by other laptops when a laptop transmits a
non-trivial amount of data.  See http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10904 for
some test results.

James Cameron

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