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Date:      Mon, 01 Jan 2007 23:06:19 -0200
From:      "Tobias P. Santos" <>
To:        Ensel Sharon <>
Subject:   Re: lowercase 'm' with dummynet rate limiting ?  Known issue ?
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Ensel Sharon escreveu:
> ipfw pipe 1 config bw 10mbit/s
> Oops.  After about 5 minutes, the prompt returns, so it's not like a
> normal accidental-ipfw-lockout (when those happen you never see the prompt
> again).  But it might as well be, because that was the last response I got
> out of that system - can't ping it, can't connect, and both ssh sessions
> timed out trying to get a prompt back.
> So what did I do wrong ?  I see that the man page calls for a uppercase M
> (10Mbits/s) whereas I typed a lowercase 'm'.  Was that the problem ?  Or
> was I supposed to remove the first pipe completely before reissuing the
> 'ipfw pipe 1 config' command again ?
> Any idea why that command took it off line ?

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