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Re: [PATCH] select congestion control with one sysctl

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] select congestion control with one sysctl
From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 16:23:02 -0800
Cc: Baruch Even <baruch@xxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, yee-ting.li@xxxxxxx, doug.leith@xxxxxxx
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David S. Miller wrote:

For the millionth time, you can't just delete the existing sysctls.
That is a user visisble interface.

Instead, you have to make them at least appear to select a
single congestion control algorithm as I stated in the
following posting:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=110909973530321&w=2
I am heading in a different direction with making the TCP congestion protocols a real infrastructure. After the initial version gets done, then I will go back
and add compatiablity interface hooks as required.

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