> Where can I find a general overview about the traffic shaping? For example,
> what rules it goes through, and what all the settings mean.
For m0n0wall's implementation of traffic shaping, you could read the
discussion thread at
Adam Nelleman's, Traffic shaper "manual" (alpha version), has some
inaccuracies, but thus far, it's the only complete
m0n0wall-documentation on this subject.