> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manuel Kasper [mailto:mk at neon1 dot net]
> Sent: Saturday, 7 August 2004 23:43
> On 07.08.2004 15:26 +0200, Frederick Page wrote:
> >> what does the ipfw show section of status.php say when pppoe and
> >> traffic shaper are enabled ?
> > ipfw: getsocket(IP_FW_GET): Protocol not available
> This means that the traffic shaper is not enabled (properly)
> - ipfw kernel module not loaded. Make sure it's turned on,
> reboot if necessary, then post the "ipfw show" output again.
> The output from /status.php (anonymized) is also essential if
> you want anybody to investigate this issue.
> Non-IP packets (that would include PPPoE) are not processed
> by the traffic shaper at all.
Aha! That may explain why I've not noticed Traffic Shaping making a lot
of difference here. It does appear to make some difference, but it is
more like using rubbery pipes than concrete pipes - the boundaries I set
are more like recommendations than actual limits. It sure isn't helping
my VoIP usage of this connection. :(
> > Since I'm at least the second user, where the shaper does
> > not seem to work when using PPPoE, I'd kindly ask someone
> > competent (that would exclude me) to have a look into the
> > traffic shaper/PPPoE issue.
> I've been using PPPoE on WAN ever since I started working on
> m0n0wall, and the traffic shaper has been on most of the
> time, too...
Yes, but is it working?
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