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Date:	Mon, 11 Jun 2007 14:01:15 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
CC:	David Miller <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] NET: Multiqueue network device support.

jamal wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 15:35 -0700, David Miller wrote:
>>The problem with this line of thinking is that it ignores the fact
>>that it is bad to not queue to the device when there is space
>>available, _even_ for lower priority packets.
> So use a different scheduler. Dont use strict prio. Strict prio will
> guarantee starvation of low prio packets as long as there are high prio
> packets. Thats the intent.

With a single queue state _any_ full HW queue will starve all other
queues, independant of the software queueing discipline.
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