On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 13:13:45 -0300
Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <arnaldo.melo@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 18 Mar 2005 08:43:04 -0500, jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-03-18 at 07:53, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > > > I'm also not so religious anymore about retaining the existing
> > > > sysctl functionality to enable/disable ca algs.
> > >
> > > I haven't looked over this patch completely, so I may well be saying
> > > something
> > > stupid, but if possible, please don't use the tcp/TCP prefix where you
> > > think this
> > > code can be used by other inet transport protocols, such as DCCP.
> > Yes, that would be really nice.
> > Also heres another thought: if we can have multiple sockets, destined to
> > the same receiver, to share the same congestion state. This is motivated
> > from the CM idea the MIT folks were preaching a few years ago - look at
> > RFC 3124 and the MIT website which had some crude linux code back then
> > as well as tons of papers. I think
> > that scheme may need to hook up to tc to work well.
> The DCCP drafts mention that they choose not to require the CM, but yes, it is
> something to consider anyway, its interesting stuff.
> Again without looking at the patch fully, the tcp_sock passing to this
> would have to go away and instead chunk out the needed members out of tcp_sock
> and into a congestion_info struct that would be a member of both tcp_sock and
> dccp_sock, and this one would be the one passed to this infrastructure.
> In the end we may well give Sally et al some new CCIDs for free :-P
Let's abstract it for TCP first, then as a later patch reduce the scope and