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 From:  Dmitry Sorokin <dimon at intellinet dot ca>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] poor performance!
 Date:  Wed, 17 Nov 2004 17:02:18 -0700
Upload speed is 256Kbit/sec, isn't it? So it should be 26Kb/sec, what did you 
expect from ADSL? If it wold be T1, that's the different case.

Quoting Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet dot net>:

> Hello,
> I've got a 350.80-MHz P2 running 196608K bytes
> of RAM, according to exec.php `dmesg`.
> Here are my network interfaces:
> fxp0: <Intel 82559 Pro/100 Ethernet> port 0xef00-0xef3f mem
> 0xfe600000-0xfe6fffff,0xfe7ff000-0xfe7fffff irq 9 at device 16.0 on pci0
> fxp0: Ethernet address 00:90:27:d3:91:8a
> inphy0: <i82555 10/100 media interface> on miibus0
> inphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> xl0: <3Com 3c905B-TX Fast Etherlink XL> port 0xec00-0xec7f mem
> 0xfe7fef80-0xfe7fefff irq 9 at device 17.0 on pci0
> xl0: Ethernet address: 00:00:e2:1f:84:86
> miibus1: <MII bus> on xl0
> xlphy0: <3Com internal media interface> on miibus1
> xlphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> ep0: <3Com 3C509B-Combo EtherLink III (PnP)> at port 0x210-0x21f irq 5 on
> isa0
> ep0: Ethernet address 00:a0:24:41:87:7a
> And:
> WAN: xl0
> LAN: fxp0
> OPT1: ep0
> I'm not running IPsec. I'm running PPPoE and
> advanced NAT. Traffic shaper is loaded with
> rules, but turned off. I have a NAT rule
> publishing my LAN machine's port 80 on the WAN.
> If I download something from a computer on
> the LAN through the WAN over 1.5Mx256M ADSL
> to a machine on the other side of the ADSL,
> I get a consistent 26K/s using wget on the
> public IP machine and Apache2 on the local LAN
> machine.
> That's terrible! I should get 124K/s, bare
> minimum! I'm the network admin, so I have
> checked our traffic utilization during these
> downloads, and our ATM circuits are practically
> empty. Also, I can configure my ADSL router
> to route the traffic itself, rather than use
> bridge mode, and I get 124K/s.
> Any ideas what might be causing this? xl and fxp
> are fairly performant drivers, aren't they?
> Is my CPU the bottleneck? Is my PCI bus the
> bottleneck? Are my cards the bottleneck? How
> can I tell?
> --
> Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
> WingNET Internet Services,
> P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605
> 423-559-LINK (v)  423-559-5145 (f)
> http://www.wingnet.net
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