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d_l
Barsoom
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Reno, NV
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reply to JohnnyBob

Re: Speed ramp-up not working

For numerous reasons speed test results can be bogus. What you really want to do is measure throughput speeds from more targeted sites, e.g. ones that you are typically downloading (or uploading to) from. This FAQ explains how to do this testing for FTP transfers, but the same method can be applied to HTTP transfers: »SBC DSL FAQ »How to measure throughput speeds on individual packets? You match the appearance of your results to the examples given to see possible throughput problem causes.

Unfortunately I don't think this method works for UDP packets (streaming sites).
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