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 From:  =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Mathias_Bur=E9n?= <mathias dot buren at gmail dot com>
 To:  Eric Hilden <eric at linkednetworks dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall / Traffic Shaper Performance Thread
 Date:  Tue, 20 Sep 2005 18:40:11 +0200
Give 1.2b10 a try, then mail again. :-)

Regards, Mathias

2005/9/20, Eric Hilden <eric at linkednetworks dot com>:
> I have read many threads about the performance of the traffic shaper and
> have found no real solutions. I am experiencing the same problem within my
> network with having about 300 connections to the router. I am running the
> basic Magic Shaper Wizard rules with 3Mb up and down. When I try to share
> bandwidth evenly on LAN I get even poorer performance. I have tried setting
> up PIPES dedicated to the Access Points on the network with 10MB of
> bandwidth and have also tried limiting clients at 512k with no luck also.
> 
> My m0n0wall box (ver. 1.11) consists of a 600mhz P3 coppermine Celeron on a
> Tyan Motherboard with 256mb of PC133 ram running on a IDE - CF flash disk. I
> would think this would easily handle a few hundred megs of bandwidth.
> Basically the LAN has a few NAT addresses for the access points on the LAN
> side and everything else is in a private network.
> 
> Other than what I have described the routing performance works great. The
> firewall though got hammered by one individual the other night by a DOS
> attack which I therefore just blocked his IP.
> 
> The WAN connection is a dual bonded t-1 so 3Mb total bandwidth. I haven't
> seen the traffic graph push over 2Mbps yet so I was just curious if anyone
> had any ideas.
> 
> 
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