dummynet issues

Kevin Smith kerbzo at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 19:33:46 UTC 2009

Oleg Bulyzhin wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 11:58:55PM -0500, Ben Kelly wrote:
>> I actually have not measured my bandwidth to validate dummynet.  I have simply observed these messages repeating in my log:
>>   dummynet: OUCH! pipe should have been idle!
>> Under normal conditions I don't really need the dummynet rules to shape traffic for my configuration to work, so it has not been a high priority for me yet.  Do you see the log messages?
>> Thanks.
>> - Ben
> It seems i've found the problem. Please test attached patch (it's for R8.0
> sources and include r198845). I'm interested in some feedback:
> 1) does it solve 'OUCH' messages problem?
> 2) does it solve bandwidth problem (if there was any)?
The patch fixes the problem: now it seems all ok, no more "OUCH"
messages and pipe bandwidth limiting works again.
Thank you very much, Oleg!!
Best regards,


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