On Thursday, 18 March 2004 at 8:08:49 -0800, Luigi Rizzo wrote : > On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 11:57:28AM +0100, Francis GUDIN wrote: > > Hello everybody, > > > > I'm in the process of setting up a bandwidth control with ipfw and > > dummynet. My connection is done through pppoe on adsl. > > > > In ipfw(8), i found the following: > > "If a device name is specified instead of a numeric value, as in > > > > ipfw pipe 1 config bw tun0 > > > > then the transmit clock is supplied by the specified device. At > > the moment only the tun(4) device supports this functionality, > > for use in conjunction with ppp(8)." > > > > Having two different bandwidth available (up- and downstream), would > > this option work ? Or, is only symetric bw case taken into account > > 'bw tun0' means that the pipe will transmit a new packet when > the device's (tun0 in this case) transmit queue becomes empty. > > In any case the question is irrelevant here because tun0's queue > is drained by the userland process reading from /dev/tun0 > and writing onto the output link. With a serial line and no > buffering you could hope that this matches the outbound > bandwidth, but with pppoe on adsl you basically see the > ethernet speed on transmission. > > cheers > luigi >
Thank you ! Things are much clearer to me, now. Back to work ! BR, Francis. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"