Re: traffic control
From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 20:39:25 +0200
In comp.os.linux.networking Hern?n Freschi <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Hi all,
> I'm making a nat box which will be shared among a few people wirelessly,
> from remote locations via PPTP+MPPE. It works quite good but now i'd
> like to add a new feature to it: priorities.
> Finally, I try to do that on the real thing, and try to get the J2SDK
> from java.sun.com. Low priority gets the file at 500kbit and I start
> downloading on the higher priority box. It gets the file at 200kbit, and
> just stays there. Doesn't pick up even after 10 minutes. So my question
> is, am I just doing something wrong or it's just impossible to shape
> incoming internet traffic?
AFAIK not with tc. IIRC the lartc howto says so. With p2p you can
reasonable use tc to shape outgoing to your needs, preventing the
system from hogging your whole bandwidth (in+out). For http/ftp
setting up squid transparent (http://www.squid-cache.org/) and
looking into it's delay classes features should be more
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