wierd dsl performance with -CURRENT

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Wed Jul 9 11:46:36 PDT 2003

On Wed, 9 Jul 2003, Kenneth Culver wrote:

> > I think he is timing transfers from a Mac THROUGH the BSD box..
> > If so then a change in throughput would be due to a change in ppp
> > behaviour..
> No, I hooked the mac straight to the DSL modem, and also did the same with
> the windows box.
> >
> > It would be interesting to see if it changed with
> > 1/ using mpd as the ppp client (as it uses an in-kernel pp node)
> > 2/ ULE changes anything (as it may be that it's a scheduler thing
> > with ppp being a user program).
> >
> I'm not using ppp, I use speakeasy and they don't use PPPoE.

AH so it's direct DSL with either a fixed IP or DHCP or similar?

in that case, then what does it look like speed-wise if you transfer
from the internet to the MAC using the BSD machine as a router?

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