> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mine GO BOOM [mailto:mgb at minegoboom dot com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 8:40 AM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] bandwidth limiting
> This man is true. With the TCP/IP protocol, the sender won't keep
> sending as much packets as it can. It will only send a few, and wait for
> the ACKs to come back. If you limit your T1 connect down to a 128k
> bandwidth pipe via m0n0wall, the sender will sense the speed of this
> client and only send as much data as the user can receive at a time.
Anyone ever seen a good example of asymetric shaping?
For example, using an ADSL line, Max upstream is only 640kb but download can
be 2.5Mb or 4.0Mb...
A simple limiter based on download bandwidth can still allow saturation of
upload bandwidth causing lost packets and other problems - right? It would
seem that you'd want to limit both ways - wonder how to best limit them