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Date:	Mon, 06 Nov 2006 02:52:02 -0500
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Jiri Slaby <>
CC:	Andrew Morton <>,,
	Alan Cox <>, Patrick McHardy <>,, "David S. Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] Net: kconfig, correct traffic shaper

Jiri Slaby wrote:
> Patrick McHardy <> wrote:
>> While you're at it .. CBQ is actually not a very good alternative
>> since it doesn't work properly on top of virtual network devices.
>> The closest match for an alternative would be TBF, but HTB and
>> HFSC also do fine. Maybe just point to the traffic schedulers in
>> general. I think you could also change EXPERIMENTAL to OBSOLETE
>> for the shaper device, the traffic schedulers are a lot more
>> flexible.
> Ok, thanks for comments. Here it comes, please (n)ack it:
> --
> kconfig, correct traffic shaper
> As Patrick McHardy <> suggested, Traffic Shaper is
> now obsolete and alternative to it is no longer CBQ, since its problems with
> virtual devices, alter Kconfig text to reflect this -- put a link to the
> traffic schedulers as a whole.
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <>
> Cc: Alan Cox <>
> Cc: Patrick McHardy <>

ACK from me, though I think that since it relates to traffic schedulers 
I think this patch should be merged through DaveM...


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