[Babel-users] ECN [was: ANNOUNCE: babeld-1.3.0]

Juliusz Chroboczek jch at pps.jussieu.fr
Thu Dec 8 19:20:31 UTC 2011

> I have been thinking about ECN-enablement.

> I have regularly been able to get some of the AQM stuff I'm working
> with to mark packets, and having babel at least advertise ECN
> capability, and respond to it, like it would packet loss, might be
> helpful.

I'm not sure I follow you.  ECN marking is performed by routers, and
Babel packets are purely link-local, i.e. they never cross a router.  So
I'm not sure how setting the ECN-capable bit would change anything.

-- Juliusz

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