Packet Shaping

Paul Hamilton paul at
Mon May 19 00:28:04 PDT 2003


Care to share a sanitized version of your config?

I would love to see how you got it working!


Paul Hamilton

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-questions at
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Sunil Sunder
Sent: Sunday, 18 May 2003 6:32 PM
To: lapoin1 at
Cc: freebsd-questions at
Subject: Re: Packet Shaping

Last month I was finally successfull in implementing this on my busy
network. You get no help for this on the net. I broke my head on this.

I used Ipfw+dummynet to achieve this.


>From: Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at>
>To: Mark Lapointe <lapoin1 at>
>CC: freebsd-questions at
>Subject: Re: Packet Shaping
>Date: Sun, 18 May 2003 10:29:49 +0100
>On Sat, May 17, 2003 at 08:57:22PM -0400, Mark Lapointe wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > I would like to share my DSL connection w/ my housemates, but since I am
> > footing most of the bill, and they are starting to become more heavy
> > users I would like to limit them to like 100k down to 25k up on their
> > part of the subnet (from to 199) then segment my end to be
> > able to use unlimited if I want to, possibly limit myself to 300K when
> > the others are active.
> >
> > I could always create another subnet for myself also (ph33r the
> > housemates... let the virri that they catch, they can keep to
>That's not excruciatingly difficult to achieve.  You need a
>combination of ipfw(8) and dummynet(4).  Luigi Rizzo (author of
>dummynet) has a page with lots of useful information at
>	Cheers,
>	Matthew
>Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       26 The Paddocks
>                                                       Savill Way
>PGP:         Marlow
>Tel: +44 1628 476614                                  Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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