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Date:	Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:59:20 -0800
From:	Eric Dumazet <>
To:	Greg Kuperman <gregk@....EDU>
Cc:	netdev <>
Subject: Re: Requeues and ECN marking

On Mon, 2014-02-03 at 12:48 -0500, Greg Kuperman wrote:

> I am running RED queuing discipline on the egress of node 1 with the
> following setup:
> tc qdisc add dev eth1 root red burst 1000000 limit 10000000 avpkt 1000
> ecn bandwidth 125 probability 1

But these parameters are huge, and you get what you asked for.

burst=1000000, and avpkt=1000 means you have to queue more than 1000
packets before red being active, and marking packets eventually (or drop
them if non ECN capable)

Even probability=1 makes little sense.

Please read for some guidance.

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