[Flent-users] [tohojo/flent] packet loss stats (#106)

Pete Heist notifications at github.com
Thu Nov 16 15:13:17 EET 2017


> On Nov 16, 2017, at 2:07 PM, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <notifications at github.com> wrote:
> 
> Pete Heist <notifications at github.com> writes:
> 
> >> On Nov 16, 2017, at 1:48 PM, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <notifications at github.com> wrote:
> >> 
> >> > The handshake takes up to 15 seconds to complete (delays of 1, 2, 4
> >> > and 8 seconds waiting for a reply), so not having irtt on the server
> >> > will mean a 15 second wait. Do you think it’s ok to keep that fixed?
> >> 
> >> Hmm, waiting 15 seconds before starting a test is probably a bit much.
> >> For the test, I'd say don't retransmit and make the wait configurable?
> >
> > How about re-transmit but once per second with a flag for the number
> > of times to try, plus I’d probably limit it to some maximum. If
> > there’s no retransmit you might see fallbacks due to packet loss more
> > than you’d want.
> 
> Sure, that works. Or make the interval a flag as well, maybe?

Yeah, I was thinking of making the handshake waits configurable anyway, so I’ll probably do that and I think it will be flexible enough for what’s needed. Will update when it’s ready…



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