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Re: [RFC] Options for ECN target

To: laforge@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Harald Welte)
Subject: Re: [RFC] Options for ECN target
From: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 17:47:56 +0400 (MSD)
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20020806083541.L11828@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> from "Harald Welte" at Aug 6, 2 12:15:09 pm
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Hello!

> The first option is necessarry and is the primary use of the target.
> The last three options are more experimental and would allow somebody
> to play with 'simulated congestion' by setting the ECT in IP, etc.
...
> However, this is potentially very dangerous

Yes, they are illegal.

I would not say "very dangerous". Surely, much less dangerous
than cp /dev/zero /dev/mem. :-)

So, I think it can be added for debugging purposes, provided hidden
in a section devoted to debugging in manual and not shown in command
line helper.

Alexey


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