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Re: Shaping on a large scale
From: bert hubert <bert.hubert () netherlabs nl>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 18:56:39 +0100

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 10:25:49AM -0500, Scott Berkman wrote:

http://lartc.org/.  Also I'm not sure if someone has built this into any
of the firewall specific linux distros yet, so you may want to explore
those a little.

They have. Many Linux appliances come with a 'Linux Wonder Shaper'
http://lartc.org/wondershaper/ or an equivalent.

In general, the Linux packet shaping infrastructure is overly powerful, if
very weakly documented - despite the LARTC efforts.

I do have to add that shaping is rarely an exact science, and that achieving
very high accuracies may prove impossible on general (timer interrupt based)
hardware & operating systems.

Stochastic results will be good however.

        Bert

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