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 From:  "Jim" <jwells at networksisp dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] MonoWall PPOE connection very slow
 Date:  Thu, 15 Dec 2005 13:23:53 -0500

Thanks for the reply we have tried several dsl devices that are supported 
and work find on their own. Westell, Efficient, Netopia Only when we use 
m0n0wall as the ppoe authentication method does the slow down occur.

Thanks again


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "taharka" <res00vl8 at alltel dot net>
To: "Jim" <jwells at networksisp dot com>
Cc: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] MonoWall PPOE connection very slow

> Howdy,
> On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 08:01 -0500, Jim wrote:
>> Raylund & Jonathan,
>> Thanks for the ideas. I have tried both of the changes and no change. If 
>> I
>> ping my WAN IP I have no loss
>> If I ping the ISP side of the link I have a 50% loss. I don't have this
>> problem with the Westell DSL modem
>> I changed the ngo mtu with exec.php  ifconfig ng0 mtu 1454 and checked 
>> via
>> status.php to make sure it took
>> and it did. No change. The Fragmented packets made the issue worse as 
>> well.
>> I really need to get this working if anyone can shed any light on the 
>> issue if that is what it is ?
> This area is an old GTE Telco & I had the same issue. The Westell modem
> wasn't dummied down enough in bridge mode. Switched to a Fijitsu Orckit
> Speedport modem (which is a straight dumb bridge) & problem solved.
> Check with the ISP to see what modems are approved for use on the
> circuit.
> taharka
> Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.