tc (Linux)

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tc relates to the Linux kernel packet scheduler as iptables to netfilter. Both are user-space CLI programs that are used to configure their respective Linux kernel subsystem.

tc (traffic control) is the user-space system administration utility program used to configure the Linux kernel packet scheduler.[1][2] Tc is usually packaged as part of the iproute2 package.[3]


tc filter add dev pppoe-dsl parent 1: prio 1 protocol ip handle 202 fw flowid 1:202

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  1. ^ tc(8) – Linux Administration and Privileged Commands Manual
  2. ^ Jha, Sanjay (2002). Engineering Internet QoS. Mahbub Hassan. Boston: Artech House. pp. 69–71. ISBN 1-58053-566-6. OCLC 52751809.
  3. ^ "list of the Debian package iproute2". Debian.

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