Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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policy qos name <policy-name> shaper frame-overhead <overhead>

Controls the L2 frame overhead allowance for the QoS scheduler.

The QoS scheduler only has access to the length of the layer 3 packet. To allow the scheduler to be more accurate you can use the frame-overhead attribute to account for the layer 2 frame overhead.

policy
This keyword exists for 'organizational' purposes only, to structure the configuration path for relevant command strings.
qos
This keyword exists for 'organizational' purposes only, to structure the configuration path for relevant command strings.
name <policy-name>
Specifies the name of a QoS policy.
shaper
This keyword exists for 'organizational' purposes only, to structure the configuration path for relevant command strings.
frame-overhead <overhead>

Defines an additional allowance to the length of a packet in bytes that a shaper can make during calculation of bandwidth. You can adjust this to make the QoS scheduler more accurate.

For more, see frame-overhead <overhead>.