Edmond Rodriguez on 23 Feb 2011 20:44:46 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Fw: Throttling network bandwidth usage ala nice or ionice...

This helps understand things some with trickle/trickled


> Sure, and wget itself has a throttle you can use.  Thanks for the
> suggestion which is a good one for I am sure other applications.
> (there is some condition placed about how the <application trickle is
> controlling> was compiled).
> I was hoping to be able to use the priorities.  Since the above you
> have suggested is an option, then why can't priorities be by clients
> as well as network types?  Tricled if you run it in the foreground,
> will display messages about the trickle clients that it is working
> with, and trickle alone can control bandwidth.  Trickled can
> dynamically control the bandwidth of its clients , I am guessing by
> sending messages to the trickle clients.  But why can I only define
> network type for priorities in tricled?  Why not "client"?  It knows
> the client too.   Maybe I am missing something?
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