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 From:  Adam Nellemann <adam at nellemann dot nu>
 To:  Joey Morin <joeymorin at alumni dot uwaterloo dot ca>
 Cc:  Eric Shorkey <eshorkey at commonpointservices dot com>, "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Wondershaper
 Date:  Wed, 09 Jun 2004 18:58:16 +0200
Joey Morin wrote:

> This one time, at band camp, Adam Nellemann said:
> 
> 
>>Isn't there at least some difference?
>>
>>I should think the LAN interface might see a lot of LAN traffic (how's
>>that for stating the obvious!) which one would usually not want to shape
>>(and thus one would need special shaper rules ommiting such local
>>traffic, or for sending it through pipes/queues made for LAN traffic).
> 
> 
> unless your internal network uses simple hubs rather than switching hubs,
> the only traffic the LAN interface will see is destined for another
> interface (WAN, PPTP, DMZ, Wireless, etc.), or destined to be dropped by
> the ruleset....  so you don't have to worry about shaping internal
> traffic.
> 
> jj
> 

Ah, but of course. *blush*

Still, (*grasping at straws to save his honour*) if you have more than 
two interfaces (ie. a DMZ or WLAN), it would make some difference I guess.


Adam.