[ubuntu-uk] Slow d/loads

Ted Wager ted at trufflesdad.plus.com
Sun Jul 24 17:37:39 UTC 2011


On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 19:09 +0200, ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk wrote:
> 
> 
> > Message Received: Jul 24 2011, 05:53 PM
> > From: "Ted Wager" 
> > To: ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Cc: 
> > Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Slow d/loads
> > 
> > On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 10:21 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> > > On 24 July 2011 09:42, Ted Wager  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 ?
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > Regards
> > Ted Wager
> > Using Zorin 5 Linux
> > 
> > 
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> > 
> 
> Do have any wiring you have put in yourself between the BT master socket and the router? If you do, then can you connect direct to the master socket? If you can, and it is still slow, then it is down to BT to fix the fault at no charge to you.
> 
> Tony
> 
> 
> 
According to the telephone engineer who fitted it the connection has
been changed to the master socket and the phones are connected from
that..
-- 
Regards
  Ted Wager
      Using Zorin 5 Linux




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