Re: TCP rto estimation patch

From: Wesley Eddy
Date: Fri Apr 23 2004 - 18:23:39 EST

On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 02:06:39PM -0700, David Stevens wrote:
> I believe "2" and "3" are the scale factors for the fixed-point
> representation
> of the data, not the "alpha" and "beta" I remember from the estimator
> paper.

The math is done with bit shifts instead of floating point multiplications.
It's the same thing though. The 2 means beta of 1/4 and the 3 means alpha
of 1/8.


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