How to shape ADSL traffic with linux. .:H A T E B R E D:.
So you have gotten a dsl connection setup with your linux box, now what?
Your ADSL connection is broken down like this: ADSL (Asymetric Digital Subscriber Line) Digital communication over telephone lines, as the term PPPOE (point to point protocol (dial-up) over ethernet)). Asymetric means that one side is greater than the other, ie your modem will download faster than it will upload.
On adverage a dsl upload is 128KB/s and a large packet is considered to be 1500 bytes. In essence this means you can upload 12