Dummynet/Traffic Shaping problem

Sunil Sunder Raj unixtools at hotmail.com
Wed May 21 04:05:18 PDT 2003



pipe 1 config bw 64kbit/s
queue 301 config weight 1 pipe 2
add 200 queue 301 ip from any to


>From: "abdul" <freebsd at citizensbankng.com>
>To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
>Subject: Dummynet/Traffic Shaping problem
>Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 17:05:49 +0100
>Hi all,
>I read about Dummynet and Traffic Shaping to enable me fix a problem on my
>network but I am not too clear about it. I have read the man page and the
>mail archive but found little help.
>I run version 4.7 and all the necessary ipfw kernel options have been
>I have a 128kb Internet access which gets very slow during peak hours.
>I want to reserve/dedicate a protion (say 64kb) of this link to to some 
>which we use for official duties (eg OR limit general
>Internet usage to just a portion (say 64kb), hence making the remainder
>exclusively available for such official duties.
>This is what I did:
>ipfw pipe 10 config bw 64kbit/s queue 15kbytes
>ipfw queue 10 config weight 60 pipe 10
>ipfw queue 10 ip from any to
>I did not notice any change.
>Is this configuration okay for my problem? Or can anyone help me with a
>better one?
>How can I confirm if a configuration is working properly?
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