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I configured a small factor PC to run as my gateway/file server/backup server/etc for my apartment. I want to implement QoS based on source IP address to prevent my roommates from bogging down my connection. What would be the best way to go about it?

I already use iptable for my NAT routing and my firewall. Seems like the mangle table is exactly what I'm looking for but--from what I've read--it's not that simple.

Some tips and/or articles would certainly help. I'm ready to dedicate some time into this after I was force disconnected from my Starcraft 2 game because of lag caused by my roommates watching Netflix HD and Hulu.

closed as off topic by Zypher Jan 20 '12 at 17:51

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Use tc(traffic control), for more information read this questions: How can I do traffic shaping in Linux by IP?.

tldp: http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Traffic-Control-HOWTO/index.html lartc: http://lartc.org/

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