[Novalug] debugging slow download from several sites
greg at pryzby.org
Mon Oct 26 16:40:51 EDT 2009
will show what bandwidth you are getting. Then check other cities (SF, etc).
If things look pretty good, chances are it is the site you are trying to
hit. It is possible that the site is capped bandwidth or you are enjoying
the benefits of FIOS-- not everyone can serve data fast enough.... your fav
site isn't connected via FIOS or similar or they are slammed serving data.
On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 4:27 PM, <covici at ccs.covici.com> wrote:
> Hi. I have Fios and I am trying to debug why I am getting slow
> downloads from several websites -- dsl is faster in those cases! I
> tried using a program called mtr, but it didn't tell me too much --
> there was some packet loss between some of the hops, but not so much
> that it should have caused such a drastic slowdowns. I am thinking that
> Verizon is messing up, but some sites, like Microsoft, go at full speed,
> so maybe that was not correct. So the question is, how can I tell who
> is doing this to me?
> Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is:
> How do
> you spend it?
> John Covici
> covici at ccs.covici.com
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