[e2e] Modular/Pluggable TCP Congestion Control for FreeBSD
braden at ISI.EDU
Wed Jan 2 09:40:44 PST 2008
*> Hi all,
*> We've been involved in a research project to implement and test an
*> emerging TCP congestion control algorithm under FreeBSD. As a part of
*> this, we've put together a patch for FreeBSD 7.0-BETA4 that modularises
*> the congestion control code in the TCP stack. It allows for new
*> congestion control algorithms to be developed as loadable kernel modules.
Research project? Uhhh, this sounds like an implementation of Hari
Balakrishnan's Congestion Manager (ACM SIGCOMM 1999), but perhaps
I am missing something.
Long, long ago I heard Herb Simon quip that, while most scientists
stand on each other's shoulders, Computer Scientists stand on each
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