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

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen notifications at github.com
Thu Nov 16 15:18:38 EET 2017


Pete Heist <notifications at github.com> writes:

>> 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…

Cool :)

-Toke


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