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Date:   Wed,  8 Apr 2020 22:12:14 -0700
From:   Benjamin Lee <>
Cc:     Benjamin Lee <>
Subject: [PATCH iproute2 2/3] man: tc-htb.8: add missing class parameter quantum

Add description for htb class parameter quantum.

Signed-off-by: Benjamin Lee <>
 man/man8/tc-htb.8 | 13 +++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)

diff --git a/man/man8/tc-htb.8 b/man/man8/tc-htb.8
index 2bcb9c46..9accfecd 100644
--- a/man/man8/tc-htb.8
+++ b/man/man8/tc-htb.8
@@ -30,6 +30,8 @@ bytes
 .B ] [ prio
+.B ] [ quantum
 .B ]
@@ -143,6 +145,17 @@ Amount of bytes that can be burst at 'infinite' speed, in other words, as fast
 as the interface can transmit them. For perfect evening out, should be equal to at most one average
 packet. Should be at least as high as the highest cburst of all children.
+quantum bytes
+Number of bytes to serve from this class before the scheduler moves to the next class.
+Default value is
+.B rate
+divided by the qdisc
+.B r2q
+parameter.  If specified,
+.B r2q
+is ignored.
 Due to Unix timing constraints, the maximum ceil rate is not infinite and may in fact be quite low. On Intel,
 there are 100 timer events per second, the maximum rate is that rate at which 'burst' bytes are sent each timer tick.

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