Commit 462dbc91 authored by Paolo Valente's avatar Paolo Valente Committed by David S. Miller
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pkt_sched: QFQ Plus: fair-queueing service at DRR cost

This patch turns QFQ into QFQ+, a variant of QFQ that provides the
following two benefits: 1) QFQ+ is faster than QFQ, 2) differently
from QFQ, QFQ+ correctly schedules also non-leaves classes in a
hierarchical setting. A detailed description of QFQ+, plus a
performance comparison with DRR and QFQ, can be found in [1].

[1] P. Valente, "Reducing the Execution Time of Fair-Queueing Schedulers"
http://algo.ing.unimo.it/people/paolo/agg-sched/agg-sched.pdf

Signed-off-by: default avatarPaolo Valente <paolo.valente@unimore.it>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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