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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  monowall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] limit or cripple limewire effectively
 Date:  Mon, 08 Sep 2008 16:59:08 -0500
Michael Sierchio wrote:
> Lee Sharp wrote:
> 
>> As stated, make a pipe for HTTP(S)/SMTP/POP at full speed.  Make 
>> another pipe for everything else limited to 500k.  Things that break 
>> may need to be added to the fast pipe. (ssh for example)  You can also 
>> enable captive portal and per-user bandwidth restrictions.  Use it up, 
>> and get no more...
> 
> You don't want to use separate pipes, since a pipe will reserve bw for
> things you may not be using.  Use separate queues on the same pipe
> with appropriate queue sizes for your bandwidth, and weights designed
> to accomplish the behavior you want.

Doh!  What he said...  Long day.  But I still put a hard cap on "other" 
traffic.