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Re: Feature request - setting TOS

Kevin <[email protected]> writes:
> I believe the idea here is to set TOS bits on the packets as they pass
> through the OpenBSD gateway, so *other* routers in the path can act
> accordingly, using their own queues and priorities.
The two are not necessarily mutually exclusive. I tend to put a bit more
faith in the things I can control, on my own gear. Setting TOS values is
useful, but only to the extent they are actually honored further down
the track. 
Peter N. M. Hansteen, member of the first RFC 1149 implementation team
http://www.blug.linux.no/rfc1149/ http://www.datadok.no/ http://www.nuug.no/
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