[p2p-hackers] Hard question....

David Barrett dbarrett at quinthar.com
Sun Apr 2 01:42:48 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: coderman
> Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 5:20 PM
> To: Peer-to-peer development.
> Subject: Re: [p2p-hackers] Hard question....
> On 4/1/06, David Barrett <dbarrett at quinthar.com> wrote:
> > ...
> > Incidentally, how are you measuring "available bandwidth"?
> right now i pass the buck and let the user pick a suitable limit.  if
> excessive loss is detected continuously the stack can cut by half or
> exit with error.
> i'm still looking for better ways to do this; ideally it would be tied
> to kernel level shaping and based on a historical view of channel
> capacity.

Got it.  Has anyone else had good experience trying to measure this
automatically in the real world?


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