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 From:  Claude Morin <klodefactor at gmail dot com>
 To:  Brian McKerr <brian at mckerrs dot net>
 Cc:  Jonny Lindholm <jonny dot lindholm at gmail dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: Download slows upload
 Date:  Sun, 19 Jun 2005 13:42:09 -0400
While the solution you're referring to is for ADSL lines, I think it solves 
a different problem, where a full-bore upload starves downloads. Besides, 
Johnny says his upload speed drops to near zero. If memory serves, in the 
reverse situation (full-bore upload starves downloads), the download speed 
is still at least 10% or 20% of maximum. Lastly, he says he has 10Mbps 
up/down (posted after your reply, I think); the starvation issue is most 
noticeable for asymmetric connections.

Johnny: have you tried checking the output of netstat -i from the
exec.phppage and looking for input errors, output errors, or


On 6/19/05, Brian McKerr <brian at mckerrs dot net> wrote:
> Are you using ADSL ?
> prioritizing empty outbound acks is great for this problem. There is
> even a monowall wizard that sets it up for you, all you have to do is
> input your down/up speeds. It will generate the queues and rules etc.
> HTH.
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