Chris Bagnall wrote:
>>From what I remember from posts on similar topics a few months ago (and
> people please correct me if I'm wrong), it's only newer versions of the
> packet filter being used for traffic shaping (ipfw?) that allow this
> "borrowing" of bandwidth between pipes when necessary. I don't know what the
> technical implications of introducing a new packet filter for traffic
> shaping would be for m0n0wall, or whether it's even feasible while sticking
> with FBSD 4...
You're completely wrong. FreeBSD's dummynet queues use weighted fair queueing,
and the weights only apply when the queues are full. Any service can use
100% of the bandwidth when there is no contention.