[e2e] A "Railway Model." Re: Codel and Wireless

Detlef Bosau detlef.bosau at web.de
Sat Dec 7 05:36:14 PST 2013

Am 07.12.2013 12:11, schrieb Andrew Mcgregor:
> This is hop-by-hop flow control,

Yes, it _is_ hop by hop flow control.
> as implemented with 802.1 pause frames.
802.1? I think, you mean Ethernet.
> It works, kind of.  But there's a phenomenon called an 'incast pause
> cone',

This is surely not the only problem with Ethernet flow control.
(Do you have a reference for the incast pause cone problem?)

I did not discuss the details how these can be overcome.

(And as far as I see: They can be overcome.)

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