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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dr. Nadine Besson [mailto:nadibes at yahoo dot fr]
> Sent: Saturday, 1 October 2005 19:54
> To: Quark IT - Hilton Travis
> Subject: Re: RE: [m0n0wall] Trafficshaper does not exactly
> what I want (Speed problem)
> Hi Hilton,
> > Are you on an ADSL connection?
> Yes I am. Inbound speed 2000k kbit/s, outbound 140 kbit/s
> > If so, you need to remember that ADSL is
> > not only asynchronous in speeds, it is a half-duplex
> connection - either
> > downloads or uploads will take place, however it switches
> this quickly
> > so **apparently** you are sending and receiving simultaneously.
> Thats why I want to limit the speed of the ftp outbound traffic
> while a download (inbound traffic) takes place.
> > That's the likely cause of the speed issues you are seeing.
> Ok, but what can I do against it?
> > That's also why I recommend SHDSL for anyone using VOIP in a serious
> > fashion, and preferably separate from their "rest of the Internet"
> > ADSL/ADSL2+ connection. A 512/512 Kbps SHDSL will easily
> handle 14 or
> > so VoIP connections.
> Your recommendation might be a solution but its not practicable one,
> since we can't get this over here where I live 8in france) for a
> reasonable price.
> Again, I do not have problems with Voip, even when a ftp outbound
> upload takes place. Voip (i use a Grandstream phone) needs
> about 85kbit/s
> and it gets that, even during ftp uploads.
> I just have the problem that the inbound (download) traffic
> gets limited
> when the ftp is uploading. Again, I have no problems with
> VoIP whatsoever.
> Thanks for your help (so far) anyway!