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Re: [leafnode-list] Bandwidth limiter for fetch downloads?
i would like to look at that script
and i to wishthat there was some way to limit the bandwidth but if you limit
it to much on a 56k modem leafnode will never finish fetching new's and it
dont process new new's untill it finishes
From: Stef <sss@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Stef <sss@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 1999 4:04 PM
Subject: [leafnode-list] Bandwidth limiter for fetch downloads?
>I posted a while ago to look for a way to have fetch go away gracefully
>when my PPP connection got hung up, and I finally wrote up a shell script
>that both kills hung up fetch and leafnode processes. I am running 1.8.1
>right now and things are working fairly well and i dont want to bother to
>upgrade. If anybody is interested in the script, email me and I will send
>it to you.
>Now I have another problem. When fetch runs, it connects to my local
>ISP's news server and completely eats up all the available bandwidth I
>have on my 56k modem connection. Network latency for anything
>interactive goes skyhigh. When typing through on a ssh connection or
>browsing the web takes FOREVER. I have looked high and low for a solution
>for this and haven't had much luck, but thought I would try here. Is
>there a way of having fetch *limit* the amount of bandwidth it uses when
>downloading articles?? It would be perfect if I could set it to limit at
>5 KB sec or 1.0 KB sec, leaving 70 % of my bandwidth free and open.
>Has anyone run into this problem and have any solutions??
>Thanks in advance..
>- Stefan in Boston
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