Chris Bagnall writes:
> This is fine for dedicating a certain amount of bandwidth for a specific
> purpose (e.g. VoIP). The downside to it is that bandwidth is unavailable for
> any other purpose, even if there's no VoIP traffic being used. In countries
> where DSL services only provided a fairly limited upstream bandwidth (nearly
> every UK ADSL offering is 256kbps upstream, for example), setting aside
> 100kbps from that is quite a significant hit.
Absolutely, it was simply a demonstration on how to reserve (guarantee)
bandwidth. Something to play around with. (i was responding to the questions
in the "RE: [m0n0wall] commercial offerings" thread)
Weighted queues is the key to "real" dynamic shaping.