[techtalk] Bandwidth management

moebius at ip-solutions.net moebius at ip-solutions.net
Mon Mar 6 15:17:53 EST 2000

Hey Sriram,
  Check out the iptraf command. I believe it is what you're looking for.

Harry Hoffman
Product Systems Specialist
Restaurants Unlimited Inc.
206.634.3082 x. 270

On Mon, 6 Mar 2000, Rik Hemsley wrote:

> #if Sriram-HO
> > I have a 2 MB pipe from the ISP. Now I want to allocate this bandwidth to
> > some of my other locations. I should be able to say location a be given 64
> > K, location b 25 k and so on using the bandwidth managment software. Typical
> > example is Floodgate.
> Well looking at the Linux kernel config...
> --------------------------------
> When the kernel has several packets to send out over the network
> devices, it has to make a decision which one to send first. This is
> especially important if some of the network devices are real time
> devices that need a certain minimum data flow rate. There are
> several different algorithms for how to do this "fairly"; they are
> called packet schedulers. If you want to stick to the default
> scheduling algorithm, say N here. If you want to experiment with a
> couple of different algorithms, say Y. You can then attach different
> schedulers to different network devices. Currently, this is only
> recommended for experts.
> To administer these schedulers, you'll need the user-level utilities
> from the package iproute2+tc at ftp://ftp.inr.ac.ru/ip-routing/
> --------------------------------
> Rik
> -- 
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