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 From:  "Quark IT - Hilton Travis" <Hilton at quarkit dot com dot au>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  FW: RE: [m0n0wall] Trafficshaper does not exactly what I want (Speed problem)
 Date:  Sat, 1 Oct 2005 19:57:41 +1000
Bloody mailing lists that direct all replies off-list annoy the hell out
of me!



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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!
> Nadine