[mythtv-users] I want a slower network, at least, temporarily

Jaz Singh jazee at tds.net
Tue Jun 10 18:18:41 UTC 2008

> On Tue, June 10, 2008 8:56 am, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>> > On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 04:41:08PM +0200, belcampo wrote:
>>> >> Strange question isn't it, everyone seeking for speed.
>>> >> For testing a parallel-filesystem, like 3 PC's in a RAID-0 configuration
>>> >> over ethernet, I would like to limit the network-speed to what is here,
>>> >> in the Netherlands, available as upload-speed with ADSL being 1Mb.
>>> >>
>>> >> I've seen eththool instructions, but that way I can only go as low as
>>> >> 10Mb.
>>> >>
>>> >> Anyone any idea how to do this ?
>> >
>> > You might want to look at a thing called iprelay.
>> >
>> > (I gather there are two similar things with the same name...)
> Way OT, but ISTR that iptables and something else (tc? tcroute? something
> or other) allows for the construction of specific bandwidth allotment on
> an interface.  Google for traffic+shaping+iptables and that should get you
> a couple of dozen HOWTOs.
> --Yan
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 09:04:02 -0700 (PDT)

Wanem is a bootable CD to emulate the WAN.  You boot a separate box with the disk and then route your packets through that Wanem box.
The instructions are pretty clear, and it works quite well and is very easy to use.

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