Domain based congestion management

  • US 6,839,321 B1
  • Filed: 07/18/2000
  • Issued: 01/04/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/18/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of detecting congestion, comprising:

  • setting a minimum threshold, a maximum threshold and a feedback threshold for buffer occupancy;

    marking outgoing packets when said average queue size is between said minimum threshold and said feedback threshold;

    dropping incoming packets and marking said outgoing packets when said average queue size is between said feedback threshold and said maximum threshold; and

    dropping, all of said incoming packets when an average queue size exceeds said maximum threshold.

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