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Re: Bug#215827: ITP: lartc -- Linux Advanced Routing and Traffic Control HOWTO

On Wed, 2003-10-22 at 07:40, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Op di 21-10-2003, om 17:57 schreef Marc Haber:
> > On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 13:24:25 +0200, Andreas Metzler
> > <ametzler@logic.univie.ac.at> wrote:
> > >Being a normal Linuxdoc howto this has been available in Debian for a
> > >long time in doc-linux-html.
> > 
> > And calling this document a HOWTO has been a joke since at least two
> > years. I don't consider myself entirely dumb, but I have failed to
> > understand the document. For a HOWTO, there are not enough examples,
> > and the few examples are so complicated that nobody can grasp the
> > concepts.
> Uh, if you call them complicated, then you, sir, are the joke. Not the
> Reading a HOWTO usually doesn't work. You have to try what they say, and
> experiment with them. And if even that doesn't work, well...

I have to disagree, I've used this howto to do some "complicated"
traffic shaping/routing and worked fine with me, even load balancing /
TEQL, dead gateway detection ...

About the examples used ... I liked of them .... but they hardly matches
what I had in 'real life'... but I can't copy and paste commands from a
HOWTO to my script and expect to work ....

Please, if someone intend to modify this HOWTO, please keep the
**advanced** aspect.

Just my 2c.


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