[j-nsp] Difference between shaping-rate vs. transmit-rate?
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Tue Jun 23 13:09:21 EDT 2015
Think about shaping-rate as a PIR. If you won't set it, the default value
will be used - 100%. E.g. a particular queue can use all available
interface BW if the scheduler that is assigned to it is set with a
transmit-rate to 30% without setting up shaping-rate.
On Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 7:39 PM, Pyxis LX <pyxislx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, All.
> I'm quite confused about the differences between:
> transmit-rate (with rate-limit option turned on)
> Here's my understanding of transmit-rate under class-of-service (I'm
> not sure whether it's correct or not):
> 1. The default setting is able to use the unused bw.
> 2. If the "exact" option is turned on, the unused bw cannot be used
> by this queue. When the queue is transmitting over the transmit-rate,
> excess packets will be buffered. (Just like a policer with
> burst-size-limit != 0?)
> 3. If the "rate-limit" option is turned on, the unused bw cannot be
> used. When the queue is transmitting over the transmit-rate, excess
> packets will be dropped. (Just like a policer with burst-size-limit =
> The shaping-rate configures PIR, so it should act like variant 3?
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