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Thibor 13C and D restricting Upload Speed Apparently[Solved]

Discussion in 'HyperWRT Firmware' started by MarkA, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    Hi,

    First of all I want to thank Thibor for his great firmware: it's speedy and polished. I have found one problem with the firmware though: no matter what I do, I can only get in the 500 upload speed. I have a 768 downstream bandwidth. On DD-WRT I could reach 710 or so. The upload restriction is there whether I use QOS or disable it. Is there any way to fix this? I also tried MTU auto and manual and that doesn't help. The download speed is max and works great. It's really speedy and doesn't seem to have the lag that was present in times past.

    Thanks for the help. Great forum . . . :thumb:

    Mark
     
  2. dvaskelis

    dvaskelis Network Guru Member

    I have a 7Mbps download/800Kbps upload cable connection from RCN with an ancient 3Com HomeConnect cable modem hooked up to my WRT54GS v1.0 and I consistently get around 760Kbps upload speeds from the major speed test sites.

    The last test I ran was with Thibor 13c, but I got similar results with Thibor 11 and 12 too.
     
  3. dtswk

    dtswk Network Guru Member

    Running 13c and 13d here with 512Kb link and pushing 50-52Kb out.. so using 100% of link.

    Matt

    PS If i got the little b's and big B's around the wrong way :sadbye:
     
  4. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    I thought I'd make sure: I went back to DD-WRT and my upload speed is back. Maybe I'm the only person in the known universe with this issue but with Hyper-WRT I barely get 600 at the very best but with DD-WRT I get 720 or so, depending where I do the speed test. I normally use Speakeasy-MIA.

    http://mia.speakeasy.net/ Who knows???


    Mark
     
  5. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    i use my own firmware and in a speed test(2mb/256kb) i got 1912/254
    it's close enough for me. i'm sorry it's not good enough for you.
     
  6. YogSothoth70

    YogSothoth70 Network Guru Member

    I get 6.5Mb/880k.
     
  7. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    Thibor,

    I'm not knocking your firmware: I think it's great. I was hoping to find a solution as to why I'm having this problem with your firmware and not with another. This is repeatable. :)

    Mark
     
  8. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    if it's repeatable there, send me a pm with ALL your settings and i'll see if i can repeat it.
     
  9. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    Thibor,

    I unchecked use dnsmasq on the setup page and disabled QOS and now my upload speed is back. I reenabled QOS and it went back to 600. I don't know if dnsmasq had anything to do with it or not. I also had static dns enabled before and I disabled that too.

    Mark :eek:
     
  10. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    try re-enabling it and see if your upload falls back down then. i don't think static dns would have anything to do with it though.
    also set your uplink in QoS to auto, or manual 768 and see if it helps you.
     
  11. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    Thibor,

    I did as you requested and all seems to be well now. I released the dhcp and then renewed it after reenabling the previous settings. I changed the QOS to 768: now my upload speed is back again. With dnsmasq disabled I can see my outside server's dns servers: I can't with it enabled. Thanks for your help. I wonder what made the router work right? Also before, I had my router set to 192.168.7.71. Would that have done it?

    Mark :clap:
     
  12. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    not getting real dns addresses is part of dnsmasq's caching ability and is normal behaviour. the ip address would make no difference. only by examining every setting you had would allow me to see where the problem lay. anyway, glad it's working for you
     
  13. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    I'd be glad to provide you with that information. How? I sent you a PM.

    Thanks Carl!

    Mark
     
  14. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    Mark: i've not received any PM from you. try email instead. i would also need to know what your settings were when you had upload struggles
     
  15. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    Carl,

    I didn't see an e-mail address in your profile.

    Mark
     
  16. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

  17. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    Carl,

    I sent you my config file but I can save you the trouble of loading it and looking at it. It was my setting in QOS manually set to 614. That's 85% of my upload bandwidth. I set it to 768 and my speed is back, but isn't that defeating the whole purpose of QOS?

    Mark
     
  18. MarkA

    MarkA Network Guru Member

    I think it's important to say when the issues are resolved and how.

    The problem was in setting my upload speed manually. Thibor says that whatever you put in that manual field, the router sets the upload speed to about 85% of that value. I was calculating my speed as 768 and taking 80% of that, which was 614 and that was about all I was able to pull. I have since set it manually to 768 and my original speed is back. This was the ONLY setting that was restricting my bandwidth, so QOS does work properly, as far as I can determine.

    Thanks for all the replies and the help from Carl (Thibor). :cheer: He took his personal time to help me resolve this issue. The problem was NEVER a firmware problem

    Mark
     

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