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Re: CBQ and all other qdiscs now REALLY completely documented (almost!)

To: bert hubert <ahu@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: CBQ and all other qdiscs now REALLY completely documented (almost!)
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2001 21:10:41 -0500 (EST)
Cc: <lartc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, bert hubert wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 08, 2001 at 08:14:10PM -0500, jamal wrote:
>
> AFAICT, the priomap maps skb->priority to band. So the translation is as
> follows:
>

yes ;->

> >
> > so do prio and pfifo_fast (as i am sure you are aware)
>
> Of course, but only CBQ (& HTB, by the way) can extract a classid directly
> from it, without a priomap. Devik is planning to learn HTB to extract a
> classid directly from the fwmark, to skip a layer of indirection.
>

I am not sure if this is such a nice hack. Whats wrong with with using the
fwmark classifier to select classes?

cheers,
jamal


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