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Network and Broadband Speeds

# Various ethernet standards

1000baseT Gigabit ethernet 1000 Mbps 100 metres UTP RJ45 100baseT Fastethernet 100 Mbps 100 metres UTP RJ45 A full strength 802.11b signal gets 3.5-4.5 Mbps without WEP enabled. With WEP enabled, expect 2.5-3.5 Mbps.

# my theoretical speed and broadband product

According to top10.com postcode checker the only package available for CV35 0EU is "BT Standard Broadband" up to 8Mb (estimated speed 2Mb) According to BT.com broadband checker (via non-bt page) I can get BT Total Broadband 2.0Mb My product is Home Max broadband on 01926 649349 upto to 8Mb speed and 15GB per month

# speedtester.bt.com

Download speed achieved during the test was - 1120 Kbps For your connection, the acceptable range of speeds is 400-2000 Kbps. Additional Information: Your DSL Connection Rate :1408 Kbps(DOWN-STREAM), 288 Kbps(UP-STREAM) IP Profile for your line is - 1250 Kbps

# affect of telephone on download speed

While updating Linux the download speed was averaging 1120 kbps When a telephone call was taking place the speed dropped to 700 kbps

# Online Status PPPoE page

(synch speed, noise margins, and attenuation) date up kbps down kbps S.N.R. Loop atten 30.10.08 352 512 5.5 59.5 18.01.11 256 992 6.0 59.0 19.01.11 288 896 2.5 60.5 ----------------------------------------------- bell wire cut 19.01.11 288 1530 5.5 59.5 320 1500 5.5 60.0 after drop 20.01.11 288 1470 5.0 59.5 21.01.11 288 1500 4.5 59.5 after drop 288 1280 320 1530 5.5 59.5 288 1080 0.0 keeps up/downing 320 1500 5.5 59.5 288 1400 6.0 59.5 24.01.11 320 1500 5.5 59.5 (uptime 15 hrs) ---------------------------------------------- ROUTER RE-FLASH 24.01.11 320 1340 5.5 59.5 25.01.11 288 1400 4.5 60.0 (uptime 16 hrs) 26.01.11 288 1500 5.5 59.5 (uptime 39 hrs) 320 1470 5.5 59.5 41 288 1240 5.0 60.0 46 27.01.11 320 1504 6.0 59.5 63 31.01.11 320 1504 5.5 59.5 161 02.02.11 320 1504 5.5 59.5 212 05.02.11 320 1504 5.0 59.5 283 ---------------------------------------------- 17.05.11 448 1856 14.5 51.0 03.06.11 448 1984 14.0 51.0 2 14.08.11 448 1792 12.0 51.0 67 21.08.11 448 2368 15.0 51.0 8 ---------------------------------------------- 07.03.12 448 1792 15.5 49.0 28 27.03.12 448 1376 16.5 48.5 14 376 1198 mybroadbandspeed.co.uk 15.04.12 448 2688 15.0 48.0 68 02.05.12 377 1973 mybroadbandspeed.co.uk 08.05.12 375 2141 mybroadbandspeed.co.uk 448 2496 14.5 48 376 2139 speedtest.bbmax.co.uk 27.08.12 448 2592 14.0 49.5 (uptime 195 hrs) 30.10.12 448 2460 15.5 49 --------------------------------------------- 15.01.14 45 500 speedtest.bbmax.co.uk 64 2208 15 50.5 2013:59:5 ?? power off modem and power on 379 1619 speedtest.bbmax.co.uk --------------------------------------------- 08.11.16 new modem does stats differently # upload/download a 5 megabyte file http://rickman.orpheusweb.co.uk/temp/file5M 19.01.11 Iyo netsurf 61 seconds 656 kbps ubuntu firefox 72 seconds xp IE 57 seconds phone android 69 seconds ----------------------------------------------------- bell wire cut 19.01.11 Iyo netsurf 58 seconds 690 kbps XP IE 58 seconds 690 kbps cat5 cable phone android 69 seconds 580 kbps wireless Iyo netsurf 61 seconds 656 kbps 20.01.11 Iyo netsurf 21 seconds 1904 kbps !!! Iyo netsurf 20 seconds 2000 kbps !!! refresh page A9 netsurf 35 seconds 1142 kbps 21.01.11 XP Firefox 95 seconds 421 kbps 23.01.11 RiscPC NS 42 seconds !!! buffering ? Iyo FTPc 48 seconds 833 kbps 24.01.11 Iyo FTPc 32 seconds 1250 kbps 03.06.11 Iyo netsurf 38 seconds 1081 kbps

# miscellaneous speed recordings

download Ubuntu 10.4 1.2GB took 2h15m average speed 1185 kbps

# www.speedtest.bbmax.co.uk

20.01.11 up 479 kbps down 9752 kbps jane cable modem 23.01.11 up 230 kbps down 4320 kbps cas bt ------------------------------------------------------------------ 19.01.11 up 239 kbps down 724 kbps up 238 kbps down 724 kbps 20.01.11 up 220 kbps down 1274 kbps up 288 kbps down 1472 kbps 21.01.11 up 263 kbps down 961 kbps 02.02.11 up 266 kbps down 1193 kbps

# LAN speeds maximum

measured LAN speeds normalized A9 to Iyo copy RAM 23528 kbps Iyo to A9 copy RAM 16328 kbps Iyo to Evo Ubuntu ftp 27584 kbps

# wireless router speeds maximum

802.11b 5-11 Mbps 2.4Ghz 802.11a 25-54 Mbps 5.0Ghz 802.11g 25-54 Mbps 2.4Ghz 802.11n 54-600 Mbps 2.4/5.0Ghz

# wireless LAN card in Compaq

D-Link AirPlus DWL 650 + Wireless C on XP speed is given as 11.0 Mbps

# Firewall

The commands are loosely based on ipchains in the linux world, relatively easy to setup once you understand it > | Enable Firewalling (always defaults policy to 'deny') > |IF "" = "" THEN InetFW -e Enable on > I assume if I unbar the above it will enable the firewall. Yes, but you can't just turn the firewall on, or you'll completelylose network connectivity. You will need to setup some 'accept' rules. > | Accept local (192.168.x.x) traffic on the freeway or sharefs ports > | IF "" = "" THEN InetFW -e Add -n 6000 -p accept -P UDP -I -O -S 192.168.0.0/16 -D 192.168.0.0/16 49171,32771,32770 It basically tells firewall to accept UDP network traffic to a local network (192.168.x.x addresses) on ports 49171, 32771 and 32770 As the source and destination IP ranges are both 192.168.x.x then this will allow local traffic on those ports (as the comment says) > | Deny any packets on freeway or sharefs ports > | IF "" = "" THEN InetFW -e Add -n 6001 -p deny -P UDP - I -O -D * 49171,32771,32770 That then denies traffic on the same ports. As the firewall is configured in order of the commands, issuing this command AFTER the previous one will effectively block all other traffic on the same ports (ie. traffic NOT on network 192.168.x.x - effectively blocking internet traffic on those ports. > | Default policy is 'accept' > | IF "" = "" THEN InetFW -e Add -n 65534 -p accept > |IF "" = "" THEN InetFW -e Add -D 0.0.0.0 21,23,25,80,37,110,113,143,443 accept Accept traffic on a number of common ports, such as SMTP, POP, HTTP.. *help ether. Module is: EtherK 0.12 (02 Mar 2004) not A9 Commands provided: EKInfo EKTest EKLog Configuration keywords: EKLink EKAdvertise EKFlowControl *help ektest => Help on keyword EKTest *EKTest is used to start a self-test for the given unit. Syntax: *EKTest eg *ektest 0

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