FreeBSD Traffic Shaping

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Wed Apr 2 10:02:42 UTC 2008

On Wed, Apr 02, 2008 at 12:55:58AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> It is that it's impossible to limit INCOMING bandwidth from the
> Internet.

The fact is you can limit incoming TCP with little to no packet
loss and almost any other traffic stream (including P2P) with
1-10% loss.

> In short, the bandwidth limiting code really has little
> practical value when implemented in FreeBSD that is why few do
> it.


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