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 From:  blondguyg at seezar dot com
 To:  "Russell Reader" <melbourne at zoneadrenalan dot com dot au>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Question about shaping regarding high latency
 Date:  Sun, 9 Oct 2005 23:38:39 -0400 (EDT)
If I'm reading your filter rules correctly it appears some may be out of
order. Your rules for upload high priority#1 has the first rule to allow
all, therefore all the rules afterward wont filter since the filter stops
at the first matching rule.

-Greg

On Sun, October 9, 2005 12:04 am, Russell Reader wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have 4 computers which play games on the internet through monowall.
>
> My connection is 1500/256 ADSL.
>
> Originally I had a problem when someone was downloading at max speed the
> people
> playing games on the other machines got choked, to solve this problem I
> restricted the
> download speed going to each of the machines.
>
> However now whenever one of them does a server list update e.g. counter
> strike, for any of the machines
> playing a game like battlefield 2 their latency goes up sky high and
> they start getting connection problems.
>
> I have tried setting up separate upload pipes/queues/shaping rules for
> each machine, this has no effect.
>
> At the moment I am assuming that its the upload that is getting choked,
> considering the amount of outgoing
> requests.
>
> Is this something which I should be restricting e.g. ICMP??
>
> Does anybody have an idea why this might be happening?
>
> Here are some images of my setup
>
> http://zoneadrenalan.com.au/melbourne/pipes.jpg
> http://zoneadrenalan.com.au/melbourne/queues.jpg
> http://zoneadrenalan.com.au/melbourne/rules.jpg
>
> Regards
> Russell
>