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SubjectRe: want to randomly drop packets based on percent


Stephen Hemminger wrote:

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>>>>>>I wanted to insert artificial packet loss based on a percent so i found:
>>>>>>network emulab qdisc could do it, so i compiled support into the kernel
>>>>>>and tried:
>>>>>>tc qdisc change dev eth0 root netem loss .1%
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>>> ^^^^^^
>>>
>>>You need to do add not change. Add will set the queue discipline
>>>to netem (default is pfifo_fast). Change is for changing netem parameters
>>>after it is loaded.
>>>
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>>bahhh I see... the wiki has "change" instead of add. Now i'm running
>>into another problem, I have an XCP qdisc that I have already added via:
>>tc qdisc add dev ath0 root xcp capacity 54Mbit size 500
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>Wiki reads as a set of examples. First uses, "add" after that "change".
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>>therefore when I also try to incorperate loss:
>>tcq disc add dev ath0 root netem loss .1%
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>>I get:
>>RTNETLINK answers: File exists
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>>Is it possible to use two qdiscs on the same interface?
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>No, but netem is "classful" so you can put xcp inside netem.
>Look at the token bucket example on the wiki.
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Sorry, I was looking at the LARTC guide, completely skipped over the
blatently obvious block of commands you were pointing me too :P

Thanks!
George
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