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Make your hackerspace/conference network suck a little less with traffic shaping

by Uwe Kamper | Categories: networking

The problem is: Most cheap internet connections have asymmetric upload speeds. For example, one conference I attended had a cable line with 100 Mbit/s downstream bandwidth – but only 5 Mbit/s of upstream. As soon as someone starts using the network to upload data to the outside internet, the whole upstream channel is blocked.

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