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 From:  Vincent Fleuranceau <vincent at bikost dot com>
 To:  Garrett <glc at c dash email dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Traffic shaper: bits -> bytes
 Date:  Tue, 02 Nov 2004 09:13:38 +0100
-------- Original Message --------


> Been experimenting with m0n0's traffic shaper and noticed it seems to
> consider a byte to be slightly more than eight bits (more like 8.3-8.5


> bits).  Is there a reason for this?  How exactly does the traffic
> shaper convert bits to bytes and vise-versa?

If you're speaking of the Magic Shaper Wizard, it's normal: all 
computations are based on 95% of the  bandwidth (from the form fields), 
not 100%.

-- Vincent