wierd dsl performance with -CURRENT

John Polstra jdp at polstra.com
Wed Jul 9 10:28:47 PDT 2003

In article <20030709122610.E3831 at alpha.yumyumyum.org>,
Kenneth Culver  <culverk at yumyumyum.org> wrote:
> 	Recently, for some wierd reason, with FreeBSD-CURRENT my DSL
> downloads have gotten about 10-15 KB/sec slower than they used to be.. I
> used to get 160KB/sec downloads, and now can only manage about 145. I was
> wondering if there are any ideas what is causing this. I'm sure it's a
> FreeBSD problem because when I boot up windows or hook my mac straight to
> the dsl modem, each of those gets the full 160KB/sec download (from the
> same site, ftp2.freebsd.org) but when I download from FreeBSD, the speed
> drops.

Just as an experiment, try setting "net.inet.tcp.newreno" to 0 using
sysctl(8).  It might help; it might not.  Please let us know.

  John Polstra
  John D. Polstra & Co., Inc.                        Seattle, Washington USA
  "Two buttocks cannot avoid friction."                     -- Malawi saying

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