Tuesday, November 23, 2010

My Internets are cranky. The OTC cure, use mobile H data.

Cable Modem and Network Status
Thunder, rain and possible tornado weather plus a consumer grade Cisco Cable Modem failure hit at the same time, relatively speaking. The Cisco modem went back to its maker. New modem is a ARRIS WBM760 that has a normal User Interface. Cisco added the Suit Design It Feature -- no UI for displaying modem status.
Does the connection work? First pass using ShaperProbe in Terminal.
[dutch-iMac:~] dutch% /Volumes/ShaperProbe/ShaperProbe ; exit;
DiffProbe beta release. October 2009.
Shaper Detection Module.

Connected to server

Estimating capacity:
Upstream: 3074 Kbps.
Downstream: 25392 Kbps.

The measurement will last for about 2.5 minutes. Please wait.

Checking for traffic shapers:

Upstream: No shaper detected.
Median received rate: 3024 Kbps.

Downstream: Burst size: 19665-19803 KB; Shaping rate: 21280 Kbps.

For more information, visit: http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~partha/diffprobe

[Process completed]
Second pass using ShaperProbe.


Glasnost: Test if your ISP is shaping your traffic

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