[arch-general] ftp.archlinux.org rate limiting
raghu.prabhu13 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 06:57:08 EST 2009
Regarding client side rate limiting, I have tried trickle once. Does anyone
know any better rate limiters client side ? Something like dummynet in
FreeBSD. iptables is there but anything simpler would do.
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 3:47 PM, RedShift <redshift at pandora.be> wrote:
> Phillip Smith wrote:
>>> The maximum data transfer rate permitted, in bytes per second, for
>>> anonymous clients.
>>> Good luck!
>> Ah, I didn't think about doing it in the daemon... That would
>> definitely be easiest, I think I'll do it this way! :)
>> You don't need tc to do traffic shaping, you can use iptables as well for
>>> this. It is more primitive though, but for simple tasks it's easier than
>>> using tc.
>> Now I'm curious... Everything I've seen points to using tc to be able
>> to rate-limit in kbps... The only rate-limiting I know you can do in
>> iptables by itself is packets-per-timeframe (second, minute etc)
> You can use hashlimit for it. And how is rate limiting in kbps not the same
> as packets-per-timeframe? It's exactly the same.
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