Danne schrieb am 26. July 2004:
>I have an unusual problem with traffic shaping and PPPoE.
You're not the only one. Regardless whether I used the "magic shaper"
in the latest Beta, regardless of what settings, regardless if I only
prioritized ACK-Packets (according to FAQ), the result was always
noticeable WORSE than without enabling traffic shaper.
Especially Azuerus (BitTorrent) drops horribly when Traffic Shaper is
>I'm only left to think that there is an issue with PPPoE and
>the shaping rules.
I'm also DSL-user with PPPoE, I cannot guess on the causes, but I can
confirm your effects: for me traffic shaper does more harm than good.
Please don't get me wrong: I'm certain, that it's a great idea and
does also work fine, but just not here :-(
>Could anyone please offer any further suggestions?
For the time being: just leave it off :-/
>PC based m0n0wall 1.1b16/ PII 350 256megs RAM.
Soekris net4801 (Pentium-166, 128 MB RAM).
Kind regards Frederick