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Re: How to put Sagemcom 2864 in bridge mode?
After patiently waiting for March to roll around to see if Bell actually pulls the throttling as they have said they would therefore solving the "synch no surf" issue for everyone I am still experiencing the issue and have just gotten off of the phone with an escalations person at Bell.
Now, I'm not getting off topic to this thread and here is why.
As soon as the escalations person, who had called me back as a result of numerous support calls over the weekend, heard that I was looking for info regarding the removal of the throttling he immediately changed the subject and told me that because I have my router handling all of the work, instead of the SagemCom Gateway, there was nothing anyone could do to help me. Unless I wanted to remove my router from play he couldn't answer my questions.
After I got done laughing I basically told him that all I needed was an answer yes or no, throttling gone or not so that I could pursue this if needed. What a bunch of scumbags. Liars and obfuscators (ok I know that's really not a word, lol) the whole lot of them.
There is not one decent ISP in all of Toronto as my experiences over the last year proves. It's probably all of Canada but I can really only comment on Toronto currently.
I think that the guy who comes by twice a week to stuff Bell propaganda under my door needs a boot to the head just to make me feel better, lol...j/k ok, lol....
I think I experienced my first "sync no surf" issue last night. Basically I was browsing around and downloading a few things... when everything stopped cold. I could no longer access email or any web sites, but the PPP connection appeared open and I could ping and even traceroute to the web.
My PPP is handled by my router, so I tried dropping the connection, but it didn't help. Rebooted the router, didn't help. In the end, I had to reboot the modem and all went back to normal.
One of the big issues with this problem, is since pings continue to work, my router was unable to detect that this WAN interface had gone down and route me through my backup connection.
The only interesting thing in the log, was when my router tried to update DDNS I got the error "Update the profile XXX has failed because of strange server response".
Get in the Direct forum, I got my horrible sync-no-surf sorted out after a few rounds of profile tweaking. And torrents are still blazing fast.
It's only happened once so far, and it took 3 weeks to happen. We'll see if it happens again. I'm already on a non-standard profile (due to reduced upload speed).