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 From:  Andrew Lewis <andrew at coastal dot com>
 To:  Brandon Holland <brandon at cookssaw dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Shaper - Pipe Momentarily Burstable?
 Date:  Fri, 20 Feb 2004 09:52:14 -0500
Brandon Holland wrote:
> 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

Are you talking about burstable inbound speed (from the ISP to you), 
outbound, or both?

In my experience inbound traffic can only be throttled so much. 
Delaying TCP acks or whatever.  Most of the time though your shaping 
policy in really only effective on the outbound traffic.