AW: [e2e] Queue size of routers

Alexandre L. Grojsgold algold at
Mon Jan 20 11:44:14 PST 2003

> Isn't the model you've articulated above exactly the model used for
> queueing packets to be sent on link layer interfaces in the general
> sense? I.e., network device drivers generally provide a small output
> queue that is produced by the network (IP) layer and consumed by the
> link layer interface. Then, as you say, packet loss occurs when links
> are congested and/or the link layer interface cannot keep up with the
> rate offered by the network layer. Am I understanding this correctly?


More information about the end2end-interest mailing list