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 From:  David W. Hess <dwhess at banishedsouls dot org>
 To:  "Bob Young" <bob at lavamail dot net>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: VoIP voice quality surprise
 Date:  Sat, 05 Aug 2006 18:38:42 -0500
On Sat, 5 Aug 2006 17:35:05 -0400, you wrote:

>I may have figured out why I can't do BW limiting of my incoming VoIP data.
>Please tell me if this seems reasonable.
>
>I happened to glance over at my switch, and noticed that only one LED was
>lit up for my phone adapter, but three LEDs were lit up for my two
>computers. So looked closer at the LED designations.
>
>The LEDs indicated that my two computers are on full duplex, however my
>phone adapter is the only one operating at half-duplex.
>
>Monowall must be expecting computer systems to be operating at full duplex
>in order for Monowall to have outgoing and incoming BW control. 
>
>Do you think that's the reason I can't throttle down my incoming BW to my
>phone adapter? I sure hope it is, cause then I'll be able to sleep at
>night...lol.

This should not have any effect on Monowall's traffic shaping.  There are places
where the differences between half duplex and full duplex ethernet are
significant but this is not one of them.