Re: [aqm] Questioning each PIE heuristic

"Bless, Roland (TM)" <roland.bless@kit.edu> Tue, 28 March 2017 11:48 UTC

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Hi,

Am 28.03.2017 um 13:39 schrieb Fred Baker:

> I'm not convinced I understand the definitions of "work conserving"
> and "non work conserving" in this context. A "work conserving"
> scheduling algorithm keeps an interface transmitting as long as there
> is data in the queue, while a non-work-conserving algorithm reduces
> the effective rate of the interface by spacing packets out. 

+1 (that's also the definition I use, so I'm lost here too)

Regards,
 Roland