Tim Clewlow wrote at 2010-07-25 11:32 -0500: > > Does anyone have a shaping setup that tries to be fair where p2p is > > concerned, with miminal/no ingress shaping? > > I use priority base queuing on outgoing connections. dont use any > kind of bandwidth limiting on incoming as I dont see how that would > really do anything. I use pf as my firewall on a bsd box, but the > proiritisations would be the same for any firewall. It works for me, > I used to have a similar problem with p2p hogging all the outgoing > bandwidth, now I dont, and p2p still runs fine. > > The following is taken from my firewall rules, the higher numbered > priorities *always* get put ahead of lower priorities. > > queue ssh on $ext_if priority 15 priq > queue dns on $ext_if priority 10 priq > queue http on $ext_if priority 5 priq > queue other on $ext_if priority 3 priq > queue hogs on $ext_if priority 1 priq (default) Thanks; I will try a setup more like this. I think I already tried a significantly lower priority (hfsc linkshare) for the host running bittorrent but it did not help. Anyway I will work with it some more. Also I suppose that egress shaping differs between ISPs and this problem might come and go between providers.
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