[clug] Emitting Source Quench When Queues Are Full?

Matthew Hawkins matt at mh.dropbear.id.au
Wed Oct 1 09:50:30 EST 2003

> I'm trying to set up some "advanced" (for me, anyway) routing on some
> of my machines (Linux 2.4.21, with all the standard kernel QoS stuff
> enabled), and I'm trying to figure out how to go about emitting a
> source quench ICMP message to a host that is using what I (or my
> routing rules) consider to be an "unfair" amount of bandwidth.

Why not configure your QoS stuff (with tc, etc) to shape your bandwidth
the way you need it?  ICMP source quench is a little pointless when some
old legacy systems like Microsoft Windows ignores it and continues
flooding you.

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