[cgl_discussion] Prioritized protocol processing project announcement

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at osdl.org
Fri Nov 5 11:57:14 PST 2004

On Fri, 5 Nov 2004 11:09:54 -0800
Chris Wright <chrisw at osdl.org> wrote:

> * Takashi Ikebe (ikebe.takashi at lab.ntt.co.jp) wrote:
> > Hello, all.
> > NTT announces "prioratus" open source project.
> > The prioratus project provides "PRF.33.5 Prioritized protocol
> > processing"  GPL implementation.
> > First version of implementation is available on the web.
> > Prioratus provides high-priority protocol processing mechanism in
> > addition to ksoftirq, and makes high priority packets deriver low-latency.
> > 
> > URL is below.
> > http://prioratus.sourceforge.net/
> Nice to see you've released this work.  Can you help me understand what
> is missing in current combinations of packet prioritzation and scheduler
> priorities?  I don't quite see the justification for this work yet.

Doesn't the existing traffic classification and ingress qdisc do the
similar thing but more flexibly. 
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