[Iccrg] Explicit feedback
tli at tropos.com
Mon Aug 7 07:45:20 BST 2006
> 1. RED is much easier to deploy without ECN than it is with ECN
> 2. Explicit feedback that is not based on the current outbound
> queue length might be easier to deploy
> ... obviously, with 2, the question arises: what else could
> we feedback to sources?
> What about a traffic measurement from the ingress link, such
> as MIB2-ifInOctets but obviously with a rule that these data
> must be updated whenever explicit signaling is requested -
> would that be more or less effort than feedback that is based
> on egress queue information?
That would be possible. I'm not sure I see that that's useful, however.
Due to asymmetic routing, I'm also not sure that output bytes would be
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