> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of > Phillip Hutchings > Sent: den 24 maj 2004 12:26 > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: [freenet-support] Re: Traffic usage? > > > >> [snip] > > 1. My experience is that I can get a limit of 5 Gb of > *international* > > traffic a > > month (170 Mb a day) with Node bandwidth limits of > > Overall 0 > > Output 750 > > Input 0 > > > > Yup, a limit of 750 bytes per second. I need to experiment more with > > the > > Overall setting. Freenet is the single most effective > utility I have > > found > > for consuming bandwidth. Better than BitTorrent. > > > > When the bandwidth level drops this low I get a lot of what I > > characterise as > > "churn". The messageSendTimeRequest shoots up - I guess because > > messages can't > > get out fast enough through the small output channel. So > then my node > > rejects > > incoming connections, but it's still sending outgoing > requests (albeit > > slowly) > > so I'm rejecting these replies to my requests because my > > messageSendTimeRequest > > is so high. I suspect a lot of things get retried. I suspect my > > efficiency is > > low. But it works, and keeps me in the bandwidth cap. > > Yeah, that's what I get when I turn it down really low. Not really > surprising, maybe freenet should adjust its priorities on a low > bandwidth connection or something, but I don't know the internals yet > > > 2. I really suspect that more serious bandwidth limiting should be > > done at an > > operating system (router) level rather than at the Freenet level. I > > suspect > > that's what you'll be told around here. That way you can also take > > account of > > things happening other than your node. :-) > > > > So I've been working towards a Linux traffic shaper that > gives sets no > > limits > > on traffic with domestic IP addresses and limits > international traffic > > so the > > total monthly limit hits 5 Gb (my cap). > > Yeah, I'm looking at it, but there's no decent way to detect freenet > packets. I was looking at patching the source so you could > specify the > source port range for outgoing connections. If you specified 10 ports > or so and freenet bound them on startup so they were captured > then, and > used iptables to MARK the packets you could do some really decent > limiting.
Hmmm.. Why cant you run freenet as a specific user and then limit based on the uid? /N _______________________________________________ Support mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support Unsubscribe at http://dodo.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support Or mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]