6.x, 4.x ipfw/dummynet pf/altq - network performance issues
justin at sk1llz.net
Wed Feb 7 00:27:23 UTC 2007
Err, forgot to reply to -net, at anyrate, layer 2 isn't useful as it
doesn't undertand ip addresses, ports, protocols, etc.
Julian Elischer wrote:
> Justin Robertson wrote:
>> Splitting the task into a transparent filtering bridge with a
>> separate routing box appears to clear it up entirely.
> how does that differ from using mac level ipfw?
> i.e. turning on filtering at the NIC (layer 2).
> (have you tried doing that?)
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