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Old 24-02-2012, 14:48   #16
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Re: My Connection...

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Why is my connection so sensitive? I mean I'm only loading web pages, no downloading going out yet my monitor is show high spikes. Even via my phone connected wirelessly, just simple browsing and I get spikes. Not even entirely sure what I'm saying/thinking is correct. I did monitor it and test a bit by leaving my connection alone then connecting different devices 1 at a time, the spikes appear which makes me think as mentioned above that my connection is somehow incredibly sensitive now unless its some coincidence.. I don't have a clue....

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I don't think the effect is down to what you think it is. For one, my experience of VM connections is that they're less sensitive than xDSL partly because of the reason for increased pings on both sides is different. On the other hand, in certain conditions as a result of the extreme bufferbloat VM have been peddling for some time, does mean the above isn't always true.

While you're at it, read about bufferbloat. It's incredibly enlightening (FWIW VM connections usually run with 1500ms of upstream buffer, which is ten to twenty times higher than normal)
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Old 26-02-2012, 00:23   #17
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I don't understand. Could it be anything in my setup?
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Old 06-03-2012, 13:02   #18
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dd wrt on my router caused the spikes. over doing it I guess. I've just reverted back to d links firmware (look beyond the red block after 12pm)...

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Old 06-03-2012, 13:14   #19
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Re: My Connection...

dd-wrt does some funny things on the dir-615, which is why I've switched most of mine to OpenWRT. QoS also works a hell of a lot better on OpenWRT.
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strange. i'll stick with d links firmware for now. speeds maxing out...

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So no cloners then.
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apparently not, VM have finally pulled the plug
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