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Bob Morales
Aug 18, 2006

HYPER-THREADING


Anyone else with poo poo-slow internet ever consider just spinning up a VM somewhere and then VNC'ing into that and using it as a remote workstation?

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Paco de Suave
Sep 13, 2004
photographs of the best time you had
window smudged by the speed




Hiyoshi posted:

What kind of speeds/ping do you get to mainland speed test servers?

Not too horrible -

Thanks Ants
May 21, 2004

Bless you, ants. Blants.




Fun Shoe

Today at work I'm only limited by the switch:

Bob Morales
Aug 18, 2006

HYPER-THREADING


Glasgow Kiss posted:



WOOOO! Go Los Angeles! Let's have our internet connections match our traffic!

LA dreams of gigabit everywhere in the city.

http://arstechnica.com/business/201...and-businesses/

KillHour
Oct 28, 2007


FFStudios posted:

I'm supposed to have FiOS Quantum 50/25 but my download speed is fluctuating wildly from 48Mb/s to 1Mb/s and I feel like this has something to do with Verizon's notoriously lovely ActionTec router/modem combos. I can barely download Youtube videos, and that's only if I let them sit for 5-10 minutes. Highly disappointed and I really wish I could swap in my own modem or router for better performance.

Oops, forgot the Speedtest. I just reset my router to default settings so this is my result:



You can. I have FiOS at home and use a Watchguard firewall as my router.

Assuming you don't have TV or phone through them:

  • Buy whatever router you like with an Ethernet WAN port
  • Hook router directly to the RJ45 port on your ONT (you will need to take off the cover that says "user service" to get at it.)
  • Call Verizon tech support and ask them to switch your ONT from coax to Ethernet
  • Ask them to release the DHCP lease so your router can pull a new IP
  • Profit!

You can still do it if you have TV/Phone (I have TV), but the topology is a little more complex, since you need to use the ActionTec as a MoCA bridge.

http://www.dslreports.com/faq/16626
http://www.dslreports.com/faq/16077

PM me if you need help setting anything up.

tohveli
Nov 25, 2007

♪ オー マリア


My download speed may not be much, but how do you dig my upload?




I just checked the first page and I don't think there's much to be smug about
Maybe I'll need to run speed test on our production servers to get better readings.

tohveli fucked around with this message at Nov 6, 2013 around 18:05

Dilbert As FUCK
Sep 8, 2007

by Cowcaster


Pillbug

KillHour posted:

You can. I have FiOS at home and use a Watchguard firewall as my router.

Assuming you don't have TV or phone through them:

  • Buy whatever router you like with an Ethernet WAN port
  • Hook router directly to the RJ45 port on your ONT (you will need to take off the cover that says "user service" to get at it.)
  • Call Verizon tech support and ask them to switch your ONT from coax to Ethernet
  • Ask them to release the DHCP lease so your router can pull a new IP
  • Profit!

You can still do it if you have TV/Phone (I have TV), but the topology is a little more complex, since you need to use the ActionTec as a MoCA bridge.

http://www.dslreports.com/faq/16626
http://www.dslreports.com/faq/16077

PM me if you need help setting anything up.

This is awesome because YT is so loving slow on my connection, everything else is perfect

y_3
Aug 18, 2010




Bought a new modem and router and my speeds have increased. The old modem and router must have been about 6 years old.



Idk why it decided to ping Oregon this time but hey.

CitizenKain
May 27, 2001

That was Gary Cooper, asshole.


This is about the best I get anymore.


Depending on the evening there is enough traffic that it cripples the connection about half up a dozen hops upstream. Latency doubles at that point and things go to poo poo. Latency is hardly ever below 60 no matter where I test too.

Bresnan/Optimum/Charter has some really poo poo routing going on, and traffic is all over the place.
Doing a trace route and going by equipment names, hitting 4.2.2.2 sends me from Montana, to Seattle, to Denver, back to Montana, back to Denver, and the finally onto Level3's network in Dallas.

Humphreys
Jan 26, 2013

We conceived a way to use my mother as a porn mule


I've been in my new house for 6 months. And I still don't have internet. gently caress you Telstra.

KillHour
Oct 28, 2007


Dilbert As gently caress posted:

This is awesome because YT is so loving slow on my connection, everything else is perfect

While we're showing off, here's a screenshot showing my ludicrously overkill firewall pulling an external IP from Verizon.



My home setup is nicer than most of my customers. And Watchguard gave it to me for free.

KillHour fucked around with this message at Nov 7, 2013 around 05:57

Turdsdown Tom
Dec 16, 2011

NEVER count me out!


KillHour posted:

You can still do it if you have TV/Phone (I have TV), but the topology is a little more complex, since you need to use the ActionTec as a MoCA bridge.

Yeah, I've got the whole kit and kaboodle. If anything happens if and when I try to set this up, I'll definitely take you up on that.

really stuck up there
Jan 28, 2010

The future for this country is roads, freeways and highways

To the dangerzone

My internet at home is 64k at the moment, do i win a prize?

Ok its shaped but normally i get 1-2 mbit for 80 dollars a month, 60gb limit.

I actually wish Australia didn't have gun control so I could shoot myself.

spankmeister
Jun 15, 2008






Grimey Drawer

150/15 triple play for €58.95, no contract.

spankmeister fucked around with this message at Nov 8, 2013 around 17:31

stevewm
May 10, 2005


When I was looking to buy a house my #2 requirement (#1 was no HOAs!) was that it had access to decent internet access.

After 7 years of lovely Verizon "3G" that was barely faster than dialup and limited to 20GB I was determined to not get stuck in the same situation again.

I got incredibly lucky in my search.. Brand new house in a small quiet rural town (population 300) only 4 miles from work with Fiber optic from a local independent provider (http://www.etczone.com/). Said town is located right between 2 larger cities that this provider serves. Their backbone just happens to run along the major interstate connecting these cities and they provide fiber optic service to all the communities along the route.

20/10, IPTV, and phone for $79 USD per month. No data limits. They do offer 100/40, but its about $40 extra...

Speed test wise I always get bang on 20/10 with a less than 10ms ping.

Thanks Ants
May 21, 2004

Bless you, ants. Blants.




Fun Shoe

That sounds expensive. Or is it about right for the US?

Gozinbulx
Feb 19, 2004


Lots of interchanging between mbps (megaBITS) and MB/s (megaBYTES)

I get 50mbps, or 6.25 MB/s comcast Blast at home. 40 bucks a month which will increase after a year. I think thats pretty good but some of you guys have ludicrously fast internet.

stevewm
May 10, 2005


Caged posted:

That sounds expensive. Or is it about right for the US?

For my area of the US that is pretty much in line... Around my area there are 2 choices for ISP.. Frontier with their horribly oversold DSL service that rarely achieves 2Mbps (for $39.99), or the local provider that offers Fiber.

spankmeister
Jun 15, 2008






Grimey Drawer

Gozinbulx posted:

Lots of interchanging between mbps (megaBITS) and MB/s (megaBYTES)

I get 50mbps, or 6.25 MB/s comcast Blast at home. 40 bucks a month which will increase after a year. I think thats pretty good but some of you guys have ludicrously fast internet.

Ludicrous speed go!



I'm pretty drat happy with my 150/15 but I would give up 50 down right away if I could get 100/100.

nftyw
Dec 27, 2006

It is a game... where you will put your life on the line.


Lipstick Apathy



It seems fast enough. I wonder what I would even do with triple digit speeds, once I got past the whole "I can download the internet in half a second!!" phase.

Moey
Oct 22, 2010



nftyw posted:



It seems fast enough. I wonder what I would even do with triple digit speeds, once I got past the whole "I can download the internet in half a second!!" phase.

What are your results going to a server on the mainland?

nftyw
Dec 27, 2006

It is a game... where you will put your life on the line.


Lipstick Apathy

To San Fran, pretty bad.


Los Angeles seemed about right.

DaNzA
Sep 11, 2001

:D


Grimey Drawer

Because most of the traffic either goes from HI to LA/SoCal or Portland/Oregon

This is a pretty neat map
http://www.cablemap.info/

Draup
Jun 19, 2008


Not terrible for Comcast but I can't wait for Seattle to build out a ton more fiber over the next year or two.

Pogue Ma Hoon
Oct 17, 2013

I like a nice pair of slacks.



I am so loving jealous of you fuckers right now. I'm this close to driving to Best Buy, getting my own modem and shredding this poo poo one I rent from Comcast.

Pogue Ma Hoon
Oct 17, 2013

I like a nice pair of slacks.



So when I switch my proxy to Tampa I get this.

Sushi The Kid
Sep 10, 2005




C-Spire is rolling out fiber to most of the state. 1Gb up/down. They are my only hope of ever getting anything faster then what I have now.

ampersandy
Jan 21, 2005
SEVEN why



Paying $41.95. Got a letter from Wide Open West a couple weeks ago that they will do the same 15/1 for $30/mo. Very tempting.

Dobermaniac
Jun 10, 2004



First is my home Internet. That's the normal speed with about 13% packet loss. No data cap, but only thing that really works is torrents. We live less than a mile outside of a large metro area and comcast wants 4000 dollars to run a line to our house along with 4 other houses.

The second is tethering to my phone which I do 90% of the time when I'm home. 8gig cap.

BurritoJustice
Oct 9, 2012




Paying $120 a month including home line, phones/modem etc. This is a bad day, but the good days are still terrible. The speed they are selling me is 24MB/s, but they won't do anything about my lovely rear end connection even when we call/complain. gently caress that company and gently caress this country when it comes to internet. It is the only internet I can get in the area really, too.

HalloKitty
Sep 30, 2005

Adjust the bass and let the Alpine blast


BurritoJustice posted:


Paying $120 a month including home line, phones/modem etc. This is a bad day, but the good days are still terrible. The speed they are selling me is 24MB/s, but they won't do anything about my lovely rear end connection even when we call/complain. gently caress that company and gently caress this country when it comes to internet. It is the only internet I can get in the area really, too.

What the gently caress, and I thought the previous post was bad.
Yours is shoot-up-the-ISP bad.

Not that mine is any good of course (here in the UK).


It is, however, cheap, and honestly, no better options are available, as I live in a small village connected to an exchange that hasn't been unbundled.

HalloKitty fucked around with this message at Nov 20, 2013 around 22:43

FAILURE
Jan 28, 2004

If I am not me, den who da hell am I?



This is included in my rent, it has ruined most other internet connections for me.

Belldandy
Sep 11, 2001

Do not try to boost in peace, because that is impossible. Instead only try to realize the truth, there is no boost.


poo poo internet in Malta courtesy of Vodafone:

Moey
Oct 22, 2010



DaNzA posted:

This is a pretty neat map
http://www.cablemap.info/

I still find cables running across the ocean awesome.

Dilbert As FUCK
Sep 8, 2007

by Cowcaster


Pillbug

DaNzA posted:

Because most of the traffic either goes from HI to LA/SoCal or Portland/Oregon

This is a pretty neat map
http://www.cablemap.info/



Great now I have a reason to go to the beach

3peat
May 6, 2010




1000/100 for the equivalent of $18/month

I don't wanna use up my SSD with torrents so I need to get a normal hard drive that can stand over 100MBps without doing the disk overload thing, I'm thinking a WD black might work? I don't wanna deal with RAID..
That and the cost of a gigabit wireless router makes this gigabit internet thing kind of a pain in the rear end

SamDabbers
May 26, 2003

Oh my god...

Lipstick Apathy

3peat posted:

1000/100 for the equivalent of $18/month

I don't wanna use up my SSD with torrents so I need to get a normal hard drive that can stand over 100MBps without doing the disk overload thing, I'm thinking a WD black might work? I don't wanna deal with RAID..
That and the cost of a gigabit wireless router makes this gigabit internet thing kind of a pain in the rear end

Oh boo loving hoo!

I suggest the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite for a gigabit-capable router. It has acceleration hardware which makes it actually transfer at line-rate, and retails for $99. No wireless, though, so you'll need a separate AP, but any inexpensive wireless router can serve that purpose well enough.

KillHour
Oct 28, 2007


SamDabbers posted:

Oh boo loving hoo!

I suggest the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite for a gigabit-capable router. It has acceleration hardware which makes it actually transfer at line-rate, and retails for $99. No wireless, though, so you'll need a separate AP, but any inexpensive wireless router can serve that purpose well enough.

Ubiquiti also has a wireless AC access point. 200 bucks, I think?

Longbike
Sep 7, 2011






I hate Comcast so goddamn much. Arlington, VA, and I have to deal with this poo poo on a daily basis. We get the advertised speeds (25 Mbit/s) somewhere between midnight and 4 AM, usually.

I hope I can convince the landlord to switch to FIOS.

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ANIME MONSTROSITY
Jun 1, 2012

by XyloJW



It's 22:40 so it's better than during most of the day. Then again I'm paying 10$/month for that

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