Subject: Re: multiple Tx queues
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/07/2004 17:09:18
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On Jan 7, 2004, at 2:16 PM, Erik E. Fair wrote:

> I do remember that the main reason the TOS bits were thought to be 
> silly to implement was that if you really want to support N paths with 
> different TOS parameters to the same destination, you end up (worst 
> case) multiplying the size of the routing table by N for each 
> destination net that has different TOS parameters. Given the pressure 
> to keep routing table sizes down to something manageable, this was 
> thought not to be wise.

But we're not talking about N paths, here.  We're talking about one 
path that can queue the packet multiple ways.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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