[Cake] Getting Cake to work better with Steam and similar applications

Andy Furniss adf.lists at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 13:12:18 EDT 2017

Dendari Marini wrote:
> Hello, thanks for your reply.
> Looks like most of your options are okay, including the correct “dual”
>> modes and “ingress” mode in the right place.  However, I think you need to
>> adjust your bandwidth and overhead settings, otherwise Cake isn’t reliably
>> in control of the bottleneck queues.  Try these to begin with:
>> … bandwidth 850Kbit conservative dual-srchost nat
>> … bandwidth 15Mbit conservative dual-dsthost nat ingress
>> That should give you correct operation, and you can fine-tune from there.
> Just did quick test with your settings. First thing I noticed is my final
> download bandwidth is about 12Mbps, Steam on PC1 downloads at 1.4-1.5MB/s
> while downloading a file on PC2 seems to max out at ~250KB/s. From my
> understanding I should see each PC download at ~700KB/s, or am I mistaken?

What is dev pppoe0 on your setup?

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