Yes, multiple downloads on the same machine, the first one started gets all
the bandwidth and later ones crawl.
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?
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> I enabled the traffic shaper and the default magic shaper rules. I
> when downloading multiple files via http, that the first download gets
> seems like 95% of the priority and downloads at 350kb/sec while other
> concurrent (but started later) downloads are puttering along, varying
> 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
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?
PS : I may be crazy, too. Who knows?