Re: best traffic shaper solution for modem line?
On Thursday 05 December 2002 16:39, email@example.com wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> > I have only a dial up connection (stone age, I know). I notice there
> > a number of traffic shaper/QoS solutions around now and I am wondering
> > if anyone has an opinion which is the best. I want the usual things,
> > in this order:
> What are you trying to achieve? To give preference to some incoming traffic
> over other?
> If so, tough. You can only shape outgoing traffic. Think about it.
Ahhh, surely it would be possible to manipulate the tcp sliding window to
cause incomming traffice to be slowed down somewhat. Not sure if any
solutions do this but there IS flowcontrol in tcp! Would require modification
to the IP stack though!
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