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 From:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall dash announce at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  pb24 released
 Date:  Sun, 11 Jan 2004 15:04:07 +0100
The latest m0n0wall release with the promised traffic shaper update 
(and a few other things as well) is now available for downloading. A 
very basic guide on how to configure ACK prioritization with the new 
version is available at:


These are the changes in pb24:

- reworked traffic shaper with separate rules, pipes and queues; the 
old configuration is automatically converted to the new model and 
should retain the same behavior, with one exception:

*** IMPORTANT: *** rule processing behavior for the traffic shaper has 
changed: only the action (pipe/queue) of the first rule to match a 
packet will be executed, instead of all rules that match a packet. As 
such, rule order is now important (and may be modified).

- upgraded to IPFW2

- changed behavior of the "add rule" button (+): when clicked next to a 
rule, adds the new rule before the current rule. When clicked at the 
very bottom of the page, appends the rule to the end of the relevant 
interfaces' rule list

- added new field to General setup to allow the webGUI port to be 

- syslogd is no longer bound to the LAN interface's IP address - this 
fixes problems with logging to servers on optional interfaces

- symbols are now allowed in webGUI passwords

- updated ipfilter to 3.4.33pre2