[ubuntu-uk] Slow d/loads

Ted Wager ted at trufflesdad.plus.com
Sun Jul 24 16:44:02 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 10:21 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> On 24 July 2011 09:42, Ted Wager <ted at trufflesdad.plus.com> wrote:
> > My current d/load speed is 15kbps..I have contacted my provider and they
> > say I have a line fault..Is there a device (apart from buying another
> > router) that will allow me to test the connection or any way I can test
> > the router ?
> https://www.bt.com/consumerFaultTracking/public/faults/tracking.do?pageId=2&s_cid=con_FURL_faults
> Click 'check my line now'.
> Al.
Thanks for the reply.. This is the result of the bt test

 Download speedachieved during the test was - 96 Kbps
 For your connection, the acceptable range of speeds is 100-250 Kbps.
 Additional Information:
 Your DSL Connection Rate :284 Kbps(DOWN-STREAM), 444 Kbps(UP-STREAM)
 IP Profile for your line is - 135 Kbps

2. Upstream Test: -provides background information.

	Upload Speed
	0 Kbps
0 Kbps	444 Kbps
Max Achievable Speed

>Upload speed achieved during the test was - 0 Kbps
 Additional Information:
 Upstream Rate IP profile on your line is - 444 Kbps

Connection was so slow it timed out a couple of times...Plusnet says
that the fault is my end but short of buying a cheapo router (£16 from
Amazon) or calling out BT @£50 what else can I do ?

  Ted Wager
      Using Zorin 5 Linux

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