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 From:  "Michael" <admin at ntworks dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] magic shaper overprioritizes?
 Date:  Wed, 5 Jan 2005 09:24:44 -0600
Yes, multiple downloads on the same machine,  the first one started gets all
the bandwidth and later ones crawl. 



-----Original Message-----
From: Vincent Fleuranceau [mailto:vincent at bikost dot com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 3:47 AM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] magic shaper overprioritizes?

-------- Message original --------

> I enabled the traffic shaper and the default magic shaper rules.  I
noticed
> when downloading multiple files via http, that the first download gets
what
> seems like 95% of the priority and downloads at 350kb/sec while other
> concurrent (but started later) downloads are puttering along, varying
speeds
> at like 10-20kb/sec and occasionally pausing.
> 
> When the first one finishes, the next one kicks off at great speeds.  
> 
> Before enabling the shaper, the multiple downloads would balance out the
> bandwidth a bit more. 
> 
> Maybe I'm crazy?  Anyone else see this kind of thing or how I might remedy
> it.  
> 

Do you mean multiple downloads on the same machine?

I think the traffic is shared evenly between different machines only
(i.e. different source IP addresses). Can someone confirm?

-- Vincent

PS : I may be crazy, too. Who knows?