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SubjectRe: [net-next PATCH v4 1/3] net: TCP thin-stream detection
* Pavel Machek | 2010-02-21 11:21:03 [+0100]:

>> +1) If the stream is thin, fast retransmit on the first dupACK.
>> +2) If the stream is thin, do not apply exponential backoff.
>2) seems very dangerous/unfair. If network congestion is caused just
>by thin streams, will the network just fall apart?

I question the fairness of this modification! The modification sounds _really_
far-reaching. Did you analyse the behaviour of this modification? What about
fairness analysis? Great work is available in the network simulator sector for
this kind of analysis (e.g. jain's fairness index).


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