Choke routing with linux

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at
Sat May 4 10:05:24 EST 2002

What you want is iproute2 which is part of the kernel after 2.4.something.

Try locate ip-cref.pdf on your box or on the net and do a google for lartc or lartc.pdf

It's all there but understanding it is the hard part.


At 07:31 AM 4/05/2002 +1000, Michael Still wrote:

>Hello all.
>I have a need for a linux box which "chokes" whilst routing. By this I
>mean that I want to allow a specifid amount of bandwidth through only (say
>56k). It would also be good if I could use the setup to introduce latency
>as required.
>This would be used for testing client server app behaviour over WANs, so I
>need to be able to be slow, and have a high latency.
>Does anyone have any hints?
>Michael Still (mikal at     UMT+10hrs

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