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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Jeppe Oland" <uxorious at acon dot dezign dot dk>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Traffic Shaping question (Pipe within pipe?)
 Date:  Tue, 2 May 2006 10:15:51 +0500
No, you cannot have pipes within pipes. You can have a queu within a
pipe and if you can identify 'hated' traffic then just direct it to a
'hated' queue.  That should do what you want.


On 4/30/06, Jeppe Oland <uxorious at acon dot dezign dot dk> wrote:
> I am having an issue with the Traffic Shaper.
> It's doing an awesome job under normal conditions, but recently I have been
> seeing a lot of download traffic on the line, and this causes problems for
> the shaper.
> I assume that the problems stem from the fact that the shaper can't really
> control what comes down the line. It can only monitor the amount of traffic,
> and use regular TCP/IP measures to make hosts back off when there is too
> much traffic.
> With P2P traffic though, a LOT of machines will be sending data towards it,
> and all of them just don't back off fast enough.
> Of course, if I lower the line capacity in the shaper (by a pretty large
> margin), everything works fine again - but that's not really a solution
> since that cuts the global traffic - even for nice users.
> Is it possible to create a "pipe within a pipe"?
> That way I could create a Download pipe for the entire line capacity, and
> then a pipe within that of say 80% capacity - this pipe would be where the
> "Hated" download queue would go.
> Anything like that possible in m0n0?
> Regards,
> -Jeppe
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