On Tue, 05 Apr 2005 21:48:45 +0200
Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > Netem has a private queue for delayed packets, and currently, packets
> > in this queue are not accounted for in the qdisc qlen statistics.
> > This is a problem if netem is used inside another qdisc doing rate
> > control that peeks at the qlen.
> > This patch changes the statistics to include the packets held but
> > not ready to send.
> There is one troublesome spot left, netem_watchdog() decreases q.qlen
> when the packet couldn't be enqueued. I don't think it is possible
> to make netem useable as leaf-qdisc, it will always have to touch
> q.qlen from timer context and classful qdiscs can't deal with this
> since they all maintain their own q.qlen counters and expect changes
> only in the +-1 range in enqueue/dequeue/requeue/drop. Best thing IMO
> would be to refuse to work as anything but root qdisc.
But then it won't work as a leaf off of prio to handle a single flow.