Re: [aqm] CoDel's control law that determines drop frequency

Jonathan Morton <chromatix99@gmail.com> Wed, 30 September 2015 09:04 UTC

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Subject: Re: [aqm] CoDel's control law that determines drop frequency
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The combination of flow isolation and "tallest sunflower" dropping on
overflow is a practical safety valve for coping with unresponsive traffic
until Codel catches up with it.  Without that, it would be too easy for one
bad flow to starve out all other traffic.

- Jonathan Morton