On Jan 15, 2008, at 23:38, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2008 8:04 AM, Sebastian Davie <sd at clients dot ch> wrote:
>> In Switzerland Cablecom has just introduced a new cable-internet
>> subscription with 25Mbit down and 2.5Mbit up.
>> I am using the wrap1e203 with monowall 1.23b3. I only can get a
>> throughput / speeds of 15-17Mbit.
> I doubt if it's your WRAP limiting it at that speed. With 1.2x and a
> WRAP, you can easily push over 40 Mb. For high packet per second rates
> common with applications like BitTorrent, that number is a bit lower,
> but still should be 25 Mb easily. Is the CPU at 100% when pushing
> 15-17 Mb?
> Also check Status -> Interfaces for any errors.
> How are you testing to say that you're maxing out at 15-17 Mb?
> Internet speed tests are poor indicators of performance on connections
> that fast. I have a 15 Mb cable modem and speed tests rarely show
> better than 5-10 Mb, but if I hit a really fast site (those are few
> and far between), or grab a popular torrent, I can hit 15 Mb no
> problem. I like to use Ubuntu torrents to test because they have
> several hundred seeds so you should have no problem pegging your
>> Do I need to change hardware and get an ALIX board? Does anyone have
>> speed tests for any of the ALIX boards?
> They'll do 100 Mb wire speed, but since the WRAP should be adequate
> for your connection, I don't think throwing more hardware at it will
> fix the problem.
I thought the WRAP had 10mb ethernet ports and the ALIX 100mb. Could
that be a significant difference?