ipfw deprecation

joerg at britannica.bec.de joerg at britannica.bec.de
Mon Jun 26 10:36:24 PDT 2006

On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 10:19:08AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     What about the 'pipe' stuff?  Being able to control packet rates 
>     and bandwidth is something I use with IPFW all the time.

For bandwidth, ALTQ already provides that. It should be pretty easy to
implement a discipline to do that for packet rates as well. Note that it
only applies to out-going (and indirectly for forwarded) traffic.


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