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 From:  "lists" <lists at donut dot dk>
 To:  "Chris Bagnall" <m0n0wall at minotaur dot cc>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Help with traffic shaping needed
 Date:  Mon, 16 May 2005 23:43:25 +0200
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.