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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Per Westerlund" <p1 at westerlund dot se>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Traffic shaping: UPD or TCP bandwith measurements?
 Date:  Thu, 16 Mar 2006 16:59:42 -0500
On 3/16/06, Per Westerlund <p1 at westerlund dot se> wrote:
> The link is rated at 512 kbt/s. Typical numbers, end-to-end:
>         Upload:514 kbit /s UDP, 300 kbit/s TCP
>         Download: 500 kbit/s UDP, 495 kbit/s TCP
> I assume that it is the UDP figures that are the important ones, the
> TCP figures (I guess) tell me that there are queues somewhere else
> between my system and the reference site.

Where did you get the differing numbers between TCP and UDP?  Without
knowing what methodology is used and why they differentiate, it's hard
to say.

Usually you put your actual rated line speed there, and it looks like
you get close enough to line speed that it should work that way.