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2020-08-24net: ipv4: delete repeated wordsRandy Dunlap1-1/+1
Drop duplicate words in comments in net/ipv4/. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2020-03-16tcp: fix stretch ACK bugs in ScalablePengcheng Yang1-8/+9
Change Scalable to properly handle stretch ACKs in additive increase mode by passing in the count of ACKed packets to tcp_cong_avoid_ai(). In addition, because we are now precisely accounting for stretch ACKs, including delayed ACKs, we can now change TCP_SCALABLE_AI_CNT to 100. Signed-off-by: Pengcheng Yang <yangpc@wangsu.com> Acked-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2019-05-21treewide: Add SPDX license identifier for more missed filesThomas Gleixner1-0/+1
Add SPDX license identifiers to all files which: - Have no license information of any form - Have MODULE_LICENCE("GPL*") inside which was used in the initial scan/conversion to ignore the file These files fall under the project license, GPL v2 only. The resulting SPDX license identifier is: GPL-2.0-only Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2017-08-06tcp: consolidate congestion control undo functionsYuchung Cheng1-15/+1
Most TCP congestion controls are using identical logic to undo cwnd except BBR. This patch consolidates these similar functions to the one used currently by Reno and others. Suggested-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> Signed-off-by: Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@google.com> Signed-off-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2016-11-21tcp: add cwnd_undo functions to various tcp cc algorithmsFlorian Westphal1-0/+15
congestion control algorithms that do not halve cwnd in their .ssthresh should provide a .cwnd_undo rather than rely on current fallback which assumes reno halving (and thus doubles the cwnd). All of these do 'something else' in their .ssthresh implementation, thus store the cwnd on loss and provide .undo_cwnd to restore it again. A followup patch will remove the fallback and all algorithms will need to provide a .cwnd_undo function. Signed-off-by: Florian Westphal <fw@strlen.de> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2015-07-09tcp: add tcp_in_slow_start helperYuchung Cheng1-1/+1
Add a helper to test the slow start condition in various congestion control modules and other places. This is to prepare a slight improvement in policy as to exactly when to slow start. Signed-off-by: Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@google.com> Signed-off-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com> Signed-off-by: Nandita Dukkipati <nanditad@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2015-01-28tcp: stretch ACK fixes prepNeal Cardwell1-1/+2
LRO, GRO, delayed ACKs, and middleboxes can cause "stretch ACKs" that cover more than the RFC-specified maximum of 2 packets. These stretch ACKs can cause serious performance shortfalls in common congestion control algorithms that were designed and tuned years ago with receiver hosts that were not using LRO or GRO, and were instead politely ACKing every other packet. This patch series fixes Reno and CUBIC to handle stretch ACKs. This patch prepares for the upcoming stretch ACK bug fix patches. It adds an "acked" parameter to tcp_cong_avoid_ai() to allow for future fixes to tcp_cong_avoid_ai() to correctly handle stretch ACKs, and changes all congestion control algorithms to pass in 1 for the ACKed count. It also changes tcp_slow_start() to return the number of packet ACK "credits" that were not processed in slow start mode, and can be processed by the congestion control module in additive increase mode. In future patches we will fix tcp_cong_avoid_ai() to handle stretch ACKs, and fix Reno and CUBIC handling of stretch ACKs in slow start and additive increase mode. Reported-by: Eyal Perry <eyalpe@mellanox.com> Signed-off-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> Signed-off-by: Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@google.com> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2014-09-01tcp: whitespace fixesstephen hemminger1-1/+1
Fix places where there is space before tab, long lines, and awkward if(){, double spacing etc. Add blank line after declaration/initialization. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2014-05-03tcp: remove in_flight parameter from cong_avoid() methodsEric Dumazet1-3/+2
Commit e114a710aa505 ("tcp: fix cwnd limited checking to improve congestion control") obsoleted in_flight parameter from tcp_is_cwnd_limited() and its callers. This patch does the removal as promised. Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com> Acked-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2014-02-13tcp: remove unused min_cwnd member of tcp_congestion_opsStanislav Fomichev1-1/+0
Commit 684bad110757 "tcp: use PRR to reduce cwin in CWR state" removed all calls to min_cwnd, so we can safely remove it. Also, remove tcp_reno_min_cwnd because it was only used for min_cwnd. Signed-off-by: Stanislav Fomichev <stfomichev@yandex-team.ru> Acked-by: Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2013-11-04tcp: properly handle stretch acks in slow startYuchung Cheng1-2/+3
Slow start now increases cwnd by 1 if an ACK acknowledges some packets, regardless the number of packets. Consequently slow start performance is highly dependent on the degree of the stretch ACKs caused by receiver or network ACK compression mechanisms (e.g., delayed-ACK, GRO, etc). But slow start algorithm is to send twice the amount of packets of packets left so it should process a stretch ACK of degree N as if N ACKs of degree 1, then exits when cwnd exceeds ssthresh. A follow up patch will use the remainder of the N (if greater than 1) to adjust cwnd in the congestion avoidance phase. In addition this patch retires the experimental limited slow start (LSS) feature. LSS has multiple drawbacks but questionable benefit. The fractional cwnd increase in LSS requires a loop in slow start even though it's rarely used. Configuring such an increase step via a global sysctl on different BDPS seems hard. Finally and most importantly the slow start overshoot concern is now better covered by the Hybrid slow start (hystart) enabled by default. Signed-off-by: Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@google.com> Signed-off-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2011-03-10tcp: mark tcp_congestion_ops read_mostlyStephen Hemminger1-1/+1
Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@vyatta.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-03-02tcp: add helper for AI algorithmIlpo Järvinen1-8/+2
It seems that implementation in yeah was inconsistent to what other did as it would increase cwnd one ack earlier than the others do. Size benefits: bictcp_cong_avoid | -36 tcp_cong_avoid_ai | +52 bictcp_cong_avoid | -34 tcp_scalable_cong_avoid | -36 tcp_veno_cong_avoid | -12 tcp_yeah_cong_avoid | -38 = -104 bytes total Signed-off-by: Ilpo Järvinen <ilpo.jarvinen@helsinki.fi> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-02-24tcp_scalable: Update malformed & dead urlJoe Perches1-1/+1
Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-01-28[TCP]: Cong.ctrl modules: remove unused good_ack from cong_avoidIlpo Järvinen1-2/+1
Signed-off-by: Ilpo Järvinen <ilpo.jarvinen@helsinki.fi> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-07-18[TCP]: remove unused argument to cong_avoid opStephen Hemminger1-1/+1
None of the existing TCP congestion controls use the rtt value pased in the ca_ops->cong_avoid interface. Which is lucky because seq_rtt could have been -1 when handling a duplicate ack. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2006-06-30Remove obsolete #include <linux/config.h>Jörn Engel1-1/+0
Signed-off-by: Jörn Engel <joern@wohnheim.fh-wedel.de> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
2005-11-10[TCP]: add tcp_slow_start helperStephen Hemminger1-6/+5
Move all the code that does linear TCP slowstart to one inline function to ease later patch to add ABC support. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2005-11-10[TCP]: fix congestion window update when using TSO deferalStephen Hemminger1-1/+2
TCP peformance with TSO over networks with delay is awful. On a 100Mbit link with 150ms delay, we get 4Mbits/sec with TSO and 50Mbits/sec without TSO. The problem is with TSO, we intentionally do not keep the maximum number of packets in flight to fill the window, we hold out to until we can send a MSS chunk. But, we also don't update the congestion window unless we have filled, as per RFC2861. This patch replaces the check for the congestion window being full with something smarter that accounts for TSO. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2005-08-29[ICSK]: Move TCP congestion avoidance members to icskArnaldo Carvalho de Melo1-2/+4
This changeset basically moves tcp_sk()->{ca_ops,ca_state,etc} to inet_csk(), minimal renaming/moving done in this changeset to ease review. Most of it is just changes of struct tcp_sock * to struct sock * parameters. With this we move to a state closer to two interesting goals: 1. Generalisation of net/ipv4/tcp_diag.c, becoming inet_diag.c, being used for any INET transport protocol that has struct inet_hashinfo and are derived from struct inet_connection_sock. Keeps the userspace API, that will just not display DCCP sockets, while newer versions of tools can support DCCP. 2. INET generic transport pluggable Congestion Avoidance infrastructure, using the current TCP CA infrastructure with DCCP. Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@mandriva.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2005-06-23[TCP]: Add Scalable TCP congestion control module.John Heffner1-0/+68
This patch implements Tom Kelly's Scalable TCP congestion control algorithm for the modular framework. The algorithm has some nice scaling properties, and has been used a fair bit in research, though is known to have significant fairness issues, so it's not really suitable for general purpose use. Signed-off-by: John Heffner <jheffner@psc.edu> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>