Cory Oldford wrote at 2010-02-11 13:11 -0600: > Again, I have to stress that ACK packets are only associated with TCP > traffic. Many bulk protocols use UDP including many filesharing apps. > Prioritizing small outgoing ACK packets keeps upstream saturation from > making a impact to download speeds and minimizes retransmissions. Some > protocols actually carry a payload with the ACK packets so its important > to differentiate between the two. IMQ to my knowledge is the only way to > do ingress shaping under linux effectively. If you want examples download > dd-wrt and flash a cheapo linksys router. dd-wrt comes with a kernel > prepatched with the IMQ support as well as the layer7 patchset. Fire up > the ssh service on the unit and take a look at the approach used. I found > it very similar to the approach I use with a few small differences. If you > want I can supply a few scripts that replicate the HTB class hierarchy. Thanks, but I would prefer to use what is available in standard Debian Squeeze. At this time, traffic shaping is not imperative and I can accept a partial solution if necessary.
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