[kwlug-disc] [To keep Bob delirious.] Was, & still could be: Re: New geek in the area
Insurance Squared Inc.
gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Thu Sep 9 07:57:22 EDT 2010
Whoa,whoa, whoa, WHOA. Hang on a second here :). Did you just say that
I can combine two internet connections on my phone line and get double
the speed? Is this 'OK' with Teksavvy, and if so, can we get a general
outline of how we set that up?
I've got teksavvy, voip, and a qos router and the phone line still gets
choppy when the kids are downloading videos. Doubling the speed would
be something I'd happily pay for.
On 09/09/10 12:00 AM, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-09-08 at 23:49 -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>> Bob Jonkman wrote, On 09/08/2010 11:29 PM:
>> Single-line subscribers can still pay for the MLPPP
>> service, then use their fancy router firmware to
>> enable Single-Link PPP, or SLPPP. The header offset
>> still applies, and Bell's DPI and throttling is
>> effectively thwarted.
>> If you have a single line, does it affect speed in any other way other
>> than bypassing Bell's DPI?
> I suppose that the six extra bytes for MLPPP reduce the packet payload
> by 6 bytes/packet, and that theoretically slows things down.
> In practice, I haven't noticed any difference at all.
> Actually, now that Bell's throttling is thwarted certain members of the
> household do nothing but Bittorrent Ubuntu ISOs all day long. Now
> *that* slows down traffic for the rest of the family!
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