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 From:  "Brandon Holland" <brandon at cookssaw dot com>
 To:  "'BaitFish'" <holycarp00 at hotmail dot com>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Shaper - Pipe Momentarily Burstable?
 Date:  Thu, 19 Feb 2004 22:47:32 -0600
I have a problem similar in nature.  We currently use a wirelessly
shared T1 connection.

Brandon

> -----Original Message-----
> From: BaitFish [mailto:holycarp00 at hotmail dot com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 7:43 PM
> To: m0n0wall list
> Subject: [m0n0wall] Shaper - Pipe Momentarily Burstable?
> 
> I've read up looking for info but haven't found an answer.  Thanks for
the
> write up on shaping by the way, Adam.  My situation is this.  My cable
> connection (Comcast) allows a higher than the normal throughput burst
of
> data.  Testing at 2wire.com bursts in around 10mbit while my
continuous
> data throughput is regulated at 3mbit.  One of the reasons I went to a
> m0n0wall setup is that my old H/W firewall router was limited in
> throughput on the burst.  I am all for shaping but one limitation I
see in
> my case is that I have to give up any and all of the burst when I
create
> my pipe/s.  I haven't figured out any workaround.  Any ideas are
> appreciated.  Of course this "extra" bandwidth is somewhat frivolous
and
> not necessary but it's just one more thing that I like about having
cable
> over my old ADSL and would rather take advantage of it if at all
possible.
> 
> -Bait