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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v2] tcp: Ensure DCTCP reacts to losses
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On 04/04/2019 03:55 PM, Neal Cardwell wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 9:48 AM Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 8:24 AM Tilmans, Olivier (Nokia - BE/Antwerp)
>> <olivier.tilmans@nokia-bell-labs.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> From: Koen De Schepper <koen.de_schepper@nokia-bell-labs.com>
>>>
>>> RFC8257 §3.5 explicitly states that "A DCTCP sender MUST react to
>>> loss episodes in the same way as conventional TCP".
>> ...
>>> This patch replace the clamping of alpha by setting ssthresh to
>>> half of cwnd for both fast retransmissions and RTOs, at most once
>>> per RTT. Consequently, the dctcp_clamp_alpha_on_loss module parameter
>>> has been removed.
>>
>> Acked-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com>
>>
>> Thanks!
>
> FWIW, my vote is that this is an important bug fix that is appropriate
> for the net branch and -stable releases, rather than net-next.

Agree, my preference would be for -net tree as well. Thanks for the fix!

Acked-by: Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>

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