Re: SLIP working group?


Steven Bellovin (ulysses!smb@ucbvax.Berkeley.EDU)
14 Apr 88 18:08:28 GMT


Has anyone modified the SLIP driver to do ``fair queueuing''? SLIP links
are sufficiently slow that a file transfer operation can make remote logins
exceedingly unpleasant. A queuer that favored short packets, or perhaps
one that did per-hostport queueing, would be helpful. (I know -- what I'm
really asking for is type-of-service support, but then I'd have to change
all of my applications, and perhaps my TCP/IPs, to request it.)

                        --Steve Bellovin
                        ulysses!smb
                        smb@ulysses.att.com



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