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Re: IPv6 & QoS in Linux - current state?

To: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: IPv6 & QoS in Linux - current state?
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 14:50:31 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: Peter Bieringer <pb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200110111909.XAA28172@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thu, 11 Oct 2001 kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Hello!
> 
> > Does anyone know the current state?
> 
> The state is the same as with IP. I.e. "complete".
> 
> 
> > >   any QoS ( Flow label and traffic class) for Ipv6.
> > >   If yes then in which distribution 
> 
> No idea. User level support for diffserv and intserv
> may be missing in all the distributions.
> 
> Kernel side is present as soon as distibution distributes kernel. :-)

Speaking of QoS, the new RealTek chips support two Tx outgoing queues,
one for "normal Tx", and one for "priority Tx".  Is there any way to
make the priority Tx queue useful to the kernel?

        Jeff





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