[ previous ] [ next ] [ threads ]
 
 From:  Andreas Mueller <mailinglists at andreas dash mueller dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall dropping packets when using bittorrent
 Date:  Mon, 26 Jan 2004 22:12:54 +0100
Aaron Robinson wrote:
> Just for reference...
> CD version pb24r585 on a P133/32
CD version pb26r610, P166/64, two 3Com 3c905, ethernet ADSL modem, PPTP 
connection, traffic shaping enabled.

> I don't have any problems with Bittorrent. I was testing near my
> theoretical maximum (114KB/s on a 1.1 Mb/sec SDSL) and was not getting
> significant drops. These are pings to yahoo. Sorry I'm not pinging the
> m0n0 gateway, but yahoo was just there.
>
> 64 bytes from 66.218.71.92: icmp_seq=1102 ttl=52 time=413.992 ms
> 64 bytes from 66.218.71.92: icmp_seq=1103 ttl=52 time=291.323 ms
> 64 bytes from 66.218.71.92: icmp_seq=1104 ttl=52 time=270.689 ms
> 64 bytes from 66.218.71.92: icmp_seq=1105 ttl=52 time=508.678 ms
> 64 bytes from 66.218.71.92: icmp_seq=1106 ttl=52 time=114.145 ms
> 64 bytes from 66.218.71.92: icmp_seq=1107 ttl=52 time=151.586 ms
> 64 bytes from 66.218.71.92: icmp_seq=1108 ttl=52 time=289.601 ms
> ^C
> --- www.yahoo.akadns.net ping statistics ---
> 1109 packets transmitted, 1097 packets received, 1% packet loss
> round-trip min/avg/max = 65.654/443.174/994.633 ms

If I had such values, I wouldn't complain.

Just tried it again, bittorrent download, after 7 or 8 minutes I got massive 
drops.

ping www.sgi.de
...
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=512 ttl=243 time=12.5 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=513 ttl=243 time=12.6 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=517 ttl=243 time=12.8 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=520 ttl=243 time=13.7 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=523 ttl=243 time=12.8 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=524 ttl=243 time=12.9 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=527 ttl=243 time=12.9 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=533 ttl=243 time=13.8 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=536 ttl=243 time=12.8 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=541 ttl=243 time=12.5 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=543 ttl=243 time=13.4 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=545 ttl=243 time=14.9 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=553 ttl=243 time=12.5 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=562 ttl=243 time=14.5 ms
64 bytes from www.sgi.de (194.221.99.127): icmp_seq=565 ttl=243 time=12.7 ms

--- www.sgi.de ping statistics ---
571 packets transmitted, 462 received, 19% packet loss, time 574824ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 11.469/53.668/730.520/89.160 ms, pipe 2

Regards,
Andreas