Subject: Re: multiple Tx queues
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/10/2004 18:38:42
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 09:55:23AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>   Here is my proposal in code for associating VLAN tags with hardware
>   queues.
> OK, but...
>     % pass out to vlan0 proto ospf
>     % pass out to vlan2 tcp port ftp-data
>     % pass out to vlan1
> Perhaps it would help if you gave a problem statement.  Creating
> vlans, giving them different qos treatment, and then using ipfilter to
> direct traffic onto them (if I followed your example) seems odd to me,
> when you could be using CBQ, PRIQ or something else (from ALTQ)
> instead.

Seconded. we already have something to classifie paquets to different
priority queues. Just extend it to handle hardware queues as well.

BTW you may want to check this with the KAME peoples.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference