throttling bandwidth by percentage

Lou Kamenov lou.kamenov at
Tue Dec 3 11:09:27 GMT 2002

In some email I received from Paul Civati <paul at>
tests=IN_REP_TO,AWL version=2.31 on Tue, 03 Dec 2002 10:59:10 +0000 :

> "Robin Garbutt" <rob at> wrote:
> > Is there a way of throttling bandwidth by percentage on a freebsd
> > unit acting as a bridge from an internal network to an adsl router?
> ALTQ can do this, it's a lot more based around classes than IP match
> rules.  Problem is, it's not integrated into the 4.x branch (it's in
> -current I think) so you'd have to find some up to date patches and
> try and integrate them into the kernel sources, a bit tricky.

ALTQ is not just another bandwidth shaper though, it`s more than that :)
There is a patch for it:
And some more information on:
I might say that altq bandwidht control is more advanced than ipfw
pipes in the different scenarios.

anyway, HTH



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