Backport of BBR TCP congestion control to RHEL 7

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Issue

  • BBR TCP congestion control algorithm provides a major increase in throughput for TCP flows in mobile network conditions. BBR is currently not available in RHEL7 but it is in the linux kernel 4.9. Can you please back-port the necessary changes to make BBR TCP Congestion control into the RHEL 7.x release ?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • TCP

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