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  1. Toastman

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    QOS & Other Common Tomato Topics

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    The complete QOS thread
    "Using QOS to control Data Flow in SOHO and Residential Buildings"
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=60304

    Tomato versions with labelled QOS classes and useful (mostly diagnostics) mods
    Guide to Toastman builds on 4shared

    http://www.4shared.com/folder/rnihHn43/Toastman_Firmware.html
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/new-toastman-releases-1-28-7493.36106/#post-175789

    Toastman Firmware Screenshots
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/toastman-screens.35865/

    Toastman's QOS example setups
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=357556&postcount=135 (LATEST AND BEST SO FAR)
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=345320&postcount=76
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=348109&postcount=85
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=338051&postcount=19

    QOS - Setting the "Max Limits"
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.ph...rial-and-discussion.28349/page-29#post-177024

    QOS - Classifying Applications
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=337475&postcount=6

    QOS - Port information
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_TCP_and_UDP_port_numbers
    http://portforward.com/cports.htm

    QOS - Help for Google Voice
    http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/chat/thread?tid=67fd2f28af99ae99&hl=en

    QOS - Concerning Unclassified Connections
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=348242&postcount=91

    see also


    QOS - How it actually works on your router

    http://blog.thelifeofkenneth.com/2012/04/how-tomatos-qualitiy-of-service.html

    MiniUPnPd not expiring unused port redirections
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=371703&postcount=7
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=64809

    QOS - Reconfiguring QOS if connection limit is exceeded
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=60173

    QOS - Improving VOIP and games latency, VOIP methods
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=350168&postcount=93
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=369914&postcount=340
    http://www.erlang.com/protocols.html

    see also:

    MTU and Serialization delay
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=359547&postcount=162
    http://www.voiptroubleshooter.com/problems/mtu.html
    http://knol.google.com/k/billy-guthrie/understanding-network-and-internet/akr6qogdyrjc/2#

    Tomato QOS - Further Development
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=64144
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/speedmod-with-tc-atm-qos-patch-for-adsl.31541/

    Articles about QOS and Packet Scheduling
    http://www.docum.org/docum.org/docs/BB/BB.php
    http://www.adsl-optimizer.dk/thesis/main_final_hyper.pdf
    http://www.docum.org/docum.org/links.php

    TCP - Transmission Control Protocol - RFC793
    http://www.indigoo.com/dox/itdp/02_Transport/TCP.pdf

    Network Congestion Articles by Jim Getty
    Fine Tuning your Router

    https://gettys.wordpress.com/
    http://gettys.wordpress.com/2010/12/02/home-router-puzzle-piece-two-fun-with-wireless/
    http://gettys.wordpress.com/2010/12/08/bufferbloat-mitigations/
    http://gettys.wordpress.com/2010/12/03/introducing-the-criminal-mastermind-bufferbloat/
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_Queue_Management
    http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~rajiv/
    http://www.hep.ucl.ac.uk/~ytl/tcpip/linux/txqueuelen/datatag-tcp/ (!!!)

    Useful online test sites or software
    http://n1.netalyzr.icsi.berkeley.edu/analysis/
    http://www.dslreports.com/tools

    Increasing transmitter power
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=349722&postcount=10
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=62430

    RT-N16 Transmit Power levels
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=369064&postcount=3

    Chart of Power v. Country for R7000
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/tomato-for-arm-routers.69719/page-9#post-250697

    Some real measurements on recent AC routers
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wire...s/32431-is-your-routers-transmit-power-juiced

    Modification of the RT-N16 for 5GHz using mini-PCI-e Wifi Card
    http://wl500g.info/showthread.php?30205-Asus-RT-N16-256MB-RAM-amp-Wi-Fi-2-4-5-GHz-DualBand

    Some Useful BCM NVRAM Info - Various Models
    http://www.google.com/codesearch#kj...2.6/shared/nvram/bcm94718nrl_p104.txt&type=cs

    Wifi connection problems
    Wireless Issues

    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.ph...ction-on-e3000-with-tomato.35877/#post-174761
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=60509
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=66918
    http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solution...atification_checklist_brochure_c11-557441.pdf
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-features/30938-dont-mess-with-wmm
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wire...-smallnetbuilders-wireless-faq-the-essentials
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-basics/30664-5-ways-to-fix-slow-80211n-speed
    http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/col...9_ns736_Networking_Solutions_White_Paper.html

    Wifi - why 2.4GHz has better range than 5GHz
    http://linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/tomato-shibbys-releases.33858/page-35#post-248243

    Wifi connection problems
    Wireless Issues - The 5GHz Band

    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.ph...0-wireless-ethernet-bridge.37180/#post-181000
    http://tidbits.com/article/10849

    Advanced Wireless Settings
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Advanced_wireless_settings
    http://informatione.gmxhome.de/DDWRT/Standard/V23final/help/HWirelessAdvanced.html
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-features/30938-dont-mess-with-wmm
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/WL (list of wireless commands)

    WMM - is it really useful?
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wire...i-fi-multimedia-wmm-really-do-anything-part-2
    http://forums.smallnetbuilder.com/showpost.php?p=20889&postcount=14
    http://forums.smallnetbuilder.com/showpost.php?p=22929&postcount=15
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-features/30938-dont-mess-with-wmm

    Transmit power control not working
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=61011
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=62430

    WiFi Q & A - a good info source
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/20446-43-wireless-networking-general

    Info on 802.11AC
    https://meraki.cisco.com/blog/2013/08/4-things-you-need-to-know-about-802-11ac/

    Setting up a wired Access Point (AP)
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/using-qos-tutorial-and-discussion.28349/#post-138463

    Choosing a channel to avoid interference from other AP's
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=367889&postcount=7
    http://www.radio-electronics.com/info/wireless/wi-fi/80211-channels-number-frequencies-bandwidth.php
    https://www.extremetech.com/computi...your-wifi-speed-by-choosing-the-right-channel

    Why "N" hardware isn't a good idea on 2.4GHz
    Wifi "N" issues and information

    http://www.zdnet.com/blog/ou/80211n-draft-20-gear-still-a-neighbor-killer/555?tag=rbxccnbzd1
    http://www.zdnet.com/blog/ou/how-to-jam-your-neighbors-wi-fi-legally/247
    http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-features/31743-bye-bye-40-mhz-mode-in-24-ghz-part-1
    http://www.octoscope.com/English/Collaterals/Articles/octoScope_TamingBeast_WirelessNet_20070726.pdf
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless-N_Configuration
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=352373&postcount=82
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=52300&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=mhz channel&start=0
    http://www.wi-fi.org/files/kc/WFA_802_11n_Industry_June07.pdf
    http://eduncan911.com/blog/the-truth-about-802-11n.aspx

    Overclocking the RT-N16 / BCM4718
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=372567&postcount=3
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Overclocking_BCM_47xx_CPU's

    Overclocking the WRT54GL / BCM3302 BCM5352 etc.
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=340922&postcount=60
    http://www.bitsum.com/openwiking/owbase/ow.asp?WRT54G

    Monitoring Tomato's Interfaces using Wireshark
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=66647

    Tomato Builds and downloads
    http://tomatousb.org/doc:build-types
    http://tomatousb.org/download
    http://www.4shared.com/dir/v1BuINP3/Toastman_Builds.html
    http://victek.is-a-geek.com/tomato.html
    http://code.google.com/p/tomato-sdhc-vlan/
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.ph...ncluded-bittorrent-client-beta-testing.33858/
    http://tomato.groov.pl/

    Installing Tomato - Notes
    http://moonlightknighthk.wordpress.com/2012/02/04/install-tomato-firmware-on-asus-router/
    http://www.polarcloud.com/tomatofaq
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-386946/steps-to-update-linksys-wrt610n-r2-to-a-toastman-tomato-buil

    http://patricksheedy.net/blog/simple-tomato-firmware-install-on-asus-rt-n16-router/
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.ph...mod-with-kernel-2-6.31335/page-12#post-153229

    Flash new firmware without using Web GUI
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-357515/mtd-tools-for-reprogramming

    Easy backup and restore to most Tomato routers
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=362345&postcount=221
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=375128&postcount=538
    http://linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/nvram-export-can-not-handle-wrap-text.68478/#post-228672

    Flashing routers over the web
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=356123&postcount=123

    JTAG and Serial Console - Flash and Debrick tools
    http://www.4shared.com/dir/v1BuINP3/Toastman_Builds.html#dir=79333541

    Debricking a Netgear 3500L
    http://www.myopenrouter.com/article/20501/Reset-Debrick-NETGEAR-WNR3500L-Pin-Short-Method/

    Debricking an ASUS RT-N16 - Firmware Recovery Tool Download
    http://www.4shared.com/file/GL0aSSZ8/ASUS-RT-N16-RECOVERY.html?

    Dealing with problem users
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=353018&postcount=105

    MTU - Jumbo Ethernet Frames
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jumbo_frame
    http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/222
    http://bridgingthelayers.org/mtu.html

    How to make Custom Themes for Tomato
    http://www.myopenrouter.com/article...eme-For-Your-Router-GUI-with-Tomato-Firmware/

    Limiting numbers of TCP and UDP connections
    New conntrack settings in Teddy Bear version.
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=353219&postcount=112
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=337415&postcount=3
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=359084&postcount=152

    RT-N16's supposed 300,000 connections ...
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=359894&postcount=731

    Data throughput for typical Wifi Systems
    The effect of signal to noise ratio on throughput
    Why small packets succeed better than big ones

    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=349800&postcount=21

    The effect of USB3.0 on Wifi reception
    http://www.usb.org/developers/whitepapers/327216.pdf
     
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    Bit torrent DNA, DHT - UDP bandwidth hogging
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=338069&postcount=24

    IPTV, Broadcasts, & related info
    http://translate.google.de/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http://jultech.wordpress.com/2010/03/21/netgear-wnr3500l-tomato-und-t-home-entertain-ueber-vdsl/

    How to block websites with Tomato
    http://r3dux.org/2009/12/how-to-block-access-to-specific-websites-from-your-router-using-tomato-firmware/

    ADSL information and questions
    http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/1646286

    Accessing a bridged modem via the router
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=338333&postcount=34
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/tomato-raf-with-included-bittorrent-client-beta-testing.33858/page-15#post-171363

    Multiple Gateways - Using more than one ADSL line and router
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=340719&postcount=54
    or use recent Toastman builds modem route GUI

    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/help-cannot-access-web-gui.38568/#post-186713

    Remote Access to AP's
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=346036&postcount=79

    Why is DHCP disabled by default in Toastman builds?
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/help-cannot-access-web-gui.38568/#post-186713

    Why RSSI isn't very useful for signal measurements
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.ph...verclocking-and-more.30182/page-4#post-147620

    Why bigger Antennas may, or may not, improve your signal
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.ph...-about-antennas-and-tomato.37453/#post-182553
    http://www.marcspages.co.uk/tech/antgain.htm

    Remote Capture on Tomato
    Using Wireshark to monitor Tomato

    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/using-wireshark-with-tomato.34269/#post-169204

    Using the git firmware repository
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=336401&postcount=17
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=59959
    http://cheat.errtheblog.com/s/git
    http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/user-manual.html#id334309

    Compiling Tomato
    https://koitsu.wordpress.com/2012/12/21/instructions-for-building-tomatousb-toastman-rt-n-firmwares/

    What Linux - Compiling firmware?
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=361352&postcount=22
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=361633&postcount=2

    Tomato USB Mod site by Fedor "Teddy Bear"
    This is a new site in addition to Linksysinfo Thread
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=64644.

    MIMO - How it works and theory
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-290776/rt-n16-3-antennas-vs-tomato-having-2#post-948826
    http://www.dslreports.com/r0/download/974034~2e3495926b824d20c3777ce8b6a1a8dc/MIMO_breaks_Shannon.zip
    http://www.ll.mit.edu/publications/journal/pdf/vol15_no1/15_1mimo.pdf

    Using the tomato webserver for your own pages etc!
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=52101
    http://linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/share-tomato-firmware-mobile-status-page.68300/#post-224531

    Adding custom packages to Tomato
    http://todayguesswhat.blogspot.com/2011/03/tomato-adding-custom-packages-nvram-vs.html
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/my-utilities-web-site-revived.31987/
    http://multics.minidns.net/tomato

    PPTP VPN threads and info
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-410840/pptp-snmp-and-more
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc768084.aspx

    OpenVPN threads and info
    http://tomatousb.org/tut:openvpn-via-password-authentication
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/vpn-build-with-web-gui.27511/

    http://www.mcbsys.com/techblog/2011/11/set-up-vlan-and-site-to-site-vpn-with-tomato/
    http://www.howtogeek.com/60774/connect-to-your-home-network-from-anywhere-with-openvpn-and-tomato/
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-388750/openvpn-windows-sbs-domain-exchange-integration
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-423728/vpn-pptn-and-dns-resolve

    Using VLANS
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showpost.php?p=368770&postcount=320
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=55194
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=51888
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=65242
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=65290
    http://tomatousb.org/tut:two-isolated-separate-lan-subnets
    http://www.mcbsys.com/techblog/2011/11/set-up-vlan-and-site-to-site-vpn-with-tomato/
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?p=363888#post363888

    VLAN setup GUI for tomato, info, discussion thread, and posts
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/vlan-tags-work-for-you.34478/
    http://code.google.com/p/tomato-sdhc-vlan/wiki/ExperimentalMultiSSID
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-394445/vlan-help-separate-wifi-from-lan
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/tomato-raf-with-included-bittorrent-client-beta-testing.33858/page-15#post-171363

    Experimental MULTI-SSID Support (Guest Wireless)
    http://code.google.com/p/tomato-sdhc-vlan/wiki/ExperimentalMultiSSID
    http://www.mcbsys.com/techblog/2011/11/set-up-guest-wireless-with-tomato/
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-264199/multiple-ssid#post-1308111

    Spanning Tree Protocol
    http://blog.viet-emilie.com/default.asp?Display=4
    http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/473/spanning_tree1.swf

    ASUS RT-N16 Information
    http://wiki.openwrt.org/inbox/asusrt-n16
    http://www.techinfodepot.info/wiki/Asus_RT-N16
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Switched_Ports
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=63708
    ftp://ftp.asus.com.tw/pub/ASUS/wireless/RT-N16/

    Flashing Tomato on a WRT610N
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-386946/steps-to-update-linksys-wrt610n-r2-to-a-toastman-tomato-buil

    Waking a PC by using WOL (Wake On Lan) or MAGIC PACKET
    http://www.#595justinmontgomery.comhttp://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/toastman-releases.34549/page-24#post-174213/wake-on-lan-configuring-your-pc-tomato-iphone

    Gigabit Ethernet link negotiation issues

    http://www.homelabnetwork.com/learning/do-not-force-gigabit-ethernet-auto-negotiation-to-1000full/
    http://www.homelabnetwork.com/learning/beating-the-dead-horse-known-as-gigabit-auto-negotiation/

    DDNS Issues- Tips, bugfixes etc
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/toastman-releases.34549/page-24#post-174213
     
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    TOR - A really BAD idea

    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/tor-onion-network-shibby.38504/#post-236619

    IPv6 issues, Tips, RFC's etc
    http://linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/tomato-ipv6-dnsmasq-guide-faq.68532/
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-421005/trying-ipv6-and-tomato#post-1328281
    http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4890.txt
    https://mywebspace.wisc.edu/jeleinwe/web/ipv6/references/ipv6-for-dummies-se-090120.pdf
    http://www.6net.org/events/training-2003/ipv6-basics.pdf
    http://www.roesen.org/files/ipv6_cheat_sheet.pdf
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/setting-up-ipv6-for-he-tunnelbroker.35297/
    http://troywitthoeft.com/get-your-home-network-connected-with-ipv6/

    6RD IPv6 issues, Tips
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-690693/help-with-charter-6rd-on-toastman-rt-n#post-1844319

    A small Tomato IPV6 version for WRT54 etc
    http://ifile.it/91nerpt/tomato-K26-1.28.9054dMIPSR2-beta-RT-ipv6-Std.trx

    PPPoE information
    https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2516

    Blocking Ads
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=65454
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/all-u-need-ad-blocking.33191/
    http://terribly-misanthropic.blogspot.com/2011/12/adblocking-and-pixelserv-with-tomatousb.html

    Comcast Download Problems with WMM
    http://linksysinfo.org/index.php?th...-cisco-e-series-and-others.69006/#post-233582
    http://ber.gd/post/23025893856/comcast-traffic-prioritization

    Blocking Skype
    http://linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/how-to-block-skype-working-script.68997/

    Optware Tips
    http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-423300/optware-on-non-usb-tomatousb-routers

    CPU% v. CPU Load Averages
    http://blog.scoutapp.com/articles/2009/07/31/understanding-load-averages

    Using UPnP to open ports below 1024
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/upnp-on-but-whs-still-complains-about-port-forwarding.33553/#post-165177

    USB mod for WRT54GL
    http://knight-galaad.no-ip.org/wordpress/?p=1622#more-1622

    Fixing Tomato's Slow USB HDD speeds
    http://www.linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/usb-speed-up.36731/

    CFE Collection Project - a collection of router CFE's (user=dd-wrt & password=router)
    ftp://ftp.barryware.net/cfe collection project/
    ftp://ftp.basmaf.com (while server is maintained)

    PPTP Client/ Server Info
    http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/howto-diagnosis.phtml#lcp_protrej_1

    Packet Flow - this will help you to understand Netfilter & IPtables operation
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/37/Netfilter-packet-flow.svg

    Recovering a bricked router with TFTP
    http://www.linksys.com/us/support-article?articleNum=137928

    Wireless Drivers - why we can't use drivers from other firmwares, or update the ones we are using
    http://linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/tomato-shibbys-releases.33858/page-73#post-282145
    http://linksysinfo.org/index.php?threads/tomato-shibbys-releases.33858/page-73#post-282221
     
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