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Date:      Tue, 13 Apr 2004 10:13:46 -0700
From:      Luigi Rizzo <rizzo@icir.org>
To:        "Jack L. Stone" <jacks@sage-american.com>
Cc:        ipfw@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: limiting bandwith
Message-ID:  <20040413101346.B98975@xorpc.icir.org>
In-Reply-To: <3.0.5.32.20040413120905.01f334c8@10.0.0.15>; from jacks@sage-american.com on Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 12:09:05PM -0500
References:  <200404131506.i3DF6G20031890@lk106.tempest.sk> <200404131506.i3DF6G20031890@lk106.tempest.sk> <20040413091734.A98975@xorpc.icir.org> <3.0.5.32.20040413120905.01f334c8@10.0.0.15>

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On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 12:09:05PM -0500, Jack L. Stone wrote:
> TopPost:
> Hi, Luigi & List:
> Pardon me for tagging along on this thread, but my question is somewhat
> related.
> 
> Being a newbie to using dummynet, I haven't yet figured how to chose &
> apply the proper "weight" which ranges from 1-100. The man pages are very
> brief on this and I haven't seen anything else in my searches.

weights are only relative to each other, they are not absolute
values. The only thing that counts is the ratio among queues connected
to the same pipe,  so pick what you like.

	cheers
	luigi



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