Re: Limit the use of bandwich

From: Chris Ricker (
Date: 10/19/01

Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 08:14:14 -0600 (MDT)
From: Chris Ricker <>
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Subject: Re: Limit the use of bandwich
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On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Seth Arnold wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 14, 2001 at 01:01:31AM -0300, Alejandro Perretta wrote:
> > Wich are the best way to limit the use of bandwich. For example i
> > have a PAP of 2MB and i want give 64 KB to to
> > and 19KB to to ..
> I've heard that Linux has some sort of 'iproute2' command/system that
> may allow this. Being more familiar with the ipf/pf systems in the BSDs,
> I'd be more inclined to use the KAME project's Quality of Service
> implementation.

On Linux, QoS is done using ip and tc. ip is the all-everything
route/interface/arp manipulator, tc is the traffic control engine. It's
extremely powerful and fairly straight-forward once you get used to it. In
my experience it performs better than KAME's QoS.