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Re: AltQ



nuqneH,

Hope you mean ipf?

Thierry Deval <TDeval@PrimeOBJ.COM> said :

> OK, my best best would be to base alt-q on bpf, or maybe just under it.
> 
> I'll look at all this HUGE networking code, and see were AltQ could fit.
> Any suggestion from you gurus are welcome. And when I come back with something,
> there will certainly be a need for deep cleaning ;-)
> 
> CYA
> 
>   Thierry
> 
> On 24-Jan-00 ark@eltex.ru wrote:
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> > 
> > nuqneH,
> > 
> > That's the reason i never use AltQ on my machines: i just don't like the
> > way it works and this way creates enormous amount of kernel changes.
> > 
> > There is a thing that looks much better, called dummynet, but it is
> > freebsd-only and even worse, requires ipfw to work. There were some 
> > discussions about porting it to ipfilter, but nobody actually tried..
> > 
> > We have no acceptable traffic shaper for now :(
> > 
> > Theo de Raadt <deraadt@cvs.openbsd.org> said :
> > 
> >> > Is there any project of integrating the AltQ development
> >> > (http://www.csl.sony.co.jp/~kjc/software.html) into our source tree ?
> >> > 
> >> > I think it might be a usefull addition to the system.
> >> > It may be of great interest to ISPs and small-to-large office managers :-)
> >> 
> >> I am concerned that the current code will require changes to every single
> >> network device driver in the source tree.

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