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QoS - Not as a gateway, just passthrough bandwidth control

Discussion in 'Sveasoft Firmware' started by timbrwlf55, Dec 18, 2004.

  1. timbrwlf55

    timbrwlf55 Network Guru Member


    I have a WRT54G and Alchemy-6.0-RC4 v3.01.3.8sv firmware loaded. I already have a different router setup as my internet gateway and don't wish to replace it with the WRT54G. I've been experiementing with setting up the WRT54G as a QoS passthrough for several systems on our network to try and thwart an unrelenting bittorrent addicted roommate.

    Essentially I have all our systems hooked to a switch, from switch to WRT54G into LAN port 1, then from LAN port 2 out to the internet gateway router.

    QoS is configured as:

    Port set to Lan & wLAN
    Uplink 240 kbps Downlink 2400 kbps (actuals are 320 and 3000 respectively)
    Services Priority: Bittorrent set to Bulk
    Netmask Priority: set addicted roommates to Bulk and mine to Express
    No MAC level settings right now
    Ports are all 100 mbps and set to Premium

    My question, can a WRT54G with this firmware act as a passthrough like this? I have had no success so far, first setting up services priorities, then MAC priorities, now IP prioirities. Do I need to setup the WRT54G as a separate LAN segment so I can run internet through the WAN port?

    I'm getting the feeling that WAN option restricts incoming/outgoing data via the WAN port, and LAN wLAN restricts incoming data coming from the WAN port only and not any other LAN ports.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated,
  2. timbrwlf55

    timbrwlf55 Network Guru Member


    I mean by no success, the QoS has been ineffective. Everything else works great :)

  3. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    QoS in rc4a is munged use the latest Alchemy version.
  4. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    Alchemy discussion is for sveasoft forums m8 you'd get a better response there.

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