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SubjectRe: ANNOUNCE: debloat-testing kernel git tree
On Thu 2011-03-03 13:45:24, Tianji Li wrote:
>
>
> On 03/03/2011 12:16 PM, Rick Jones wrote:
> >>For wireless routers and cable home gateways especially, this research
> >>shows that the total un-managed buffers in your system should be less
> >>than 32.
> >
> >Would it be a good thing to start describing these queues not so much in
> >terms of packets but in terms of delay (or bandwidth X delay)?
> >
>
> The unit of bandwidth is something like Mbps, that of delay can be
> second, so bandwidth X delay --> Mb, which is the unit of packet
> size. So both packets and delay should have the same effect for
> sizing buffers.

Bandwidth varies greatly with time. On cellphone, you can go from
5KB/sec GPRS to 300KB/sec HSDPA and back...
Pavel
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