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 From:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Too long ping via traffic shaper.
 Date:  Sun, 12 Sep 2004 15:06:20 -0700 (PDT)
On Sun, 5 Sep 2004, Allan D. Piske wrote:

> if you nedd ping times to return to "normal" add a traffic shappe rule to
> put icmp traffic on a high priority queue, so you ping packets can go
> thought faster ...

I expect the complaint was about the delay in general, not pings
specifically.

> From: <mono at centrum dot sk>
> Sent: Sunday, September 05, 2004 8:39 AM
> 
> > Hi, guys.
> > Can you tell me how long  ping with 1000bit packet do you have if you ping
> forexample computer on your lan beyond monowall with enabled traffic shapper
> with several rules?
> > Without traffic shaper i have a for exmple via wireless about 20-30 ms.
> > If i enable traffic shaper time is 200 - 300 ms.

Sounds like a bug.  It makes sense that a bandwidth limiter would delay
packets, but only a brain-damaged bandwith limiter would delay the *first*
packet.

					Fred Wright