Bufferbloat Is Still Being Fought In Linux Kernel, Another Big Improvement Queued


Bufferbloat is the excess buffering of packets resulting in high latency, jitter, and lower network throughput. There’s been efforts to battle bufferbloat within the Linux kernel going back a long time while this week another new patch has surfaced.

Dave Taht, one of the Linux developers who has long been fighting bufferbloat, commented on the mailing list about the success of the patch: “Thus far this batch drop patch is testing out beautifully….”

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