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[altq 410] Re: Porting ALTQ to Linux!
Omar Alaily wrote:
> I'm interested in porting ALTQ to Linux (assuming it hasn't been ported
> yet). I would like to know how difficult/easy this task is and what are
> the necessary steps involved in doing so and what needs to be changed or
> modified for ALTQ to compile successfully under Linux.
There is a very old port by a grad student at National University of
Singapore as part of their mobile IP project.
However, Linux already has a packet scheduler framework (called Linux
Traffic Control), and CBQ and other queueing disciplines.
Linux TC is similar to ALTQ in the concept but differs in the
implementation because of the architectural difference of the linux
I'm not sure if porting ALTQ to Linux is worth the effort.