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Re: [Xen-devel] Trying to get HyperSCSI and Xen to work... ;-)

> On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 12:25:15AM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> > A lot of the network control code (e.g., routing of packets) isn't
> > great. We want to rework it at some point in the near future -- adding
> > more flexible packet forwarding, filtering and rewriting. The code has
> > evolved into its current form rather than being cleanly designed :-(
> Are there any plans to add rate limiting of network packets per domain
> (in and out)?  This seemed to be the only feature missing from Xen for
> use in a hostile shared hosting environment.  I read it has a fair
> scheduler for packet traffic which is great.  Being able to put a cap
> on the absolute traffic levels would be even better.

Yes, several people are interested in implementing more versatile I/O
and CPU scheduler. This should see some progress in the near future.

I think ading simple rate-limiting to the current network scheduler
would not be much work.

 -- Keir

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