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[ale] Comcast speeds



With MRTG graphing my gateway interface, the max I've hit over long
times has been ~650kbit/s.  See:
http://twopeanuts.com/mrtg/

But - don't forget your bits to bytes conversions on the way to
converting that to Mb/s...

690kbit/s = 5,520 Kbytes/sec = ~5.39 Mb/s

Kinda hard to sue them for fraud (and win) when they are delivering
more than promised :)
-Scott



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Bob Toxen <transam at verysecurelinux.com>
To: ale at ale.org
To: jeb at rev-x.com, Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts <ale at ale.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 12:11:22 -0400
Subject: Re: [ale] Comcast speeds
I just got 690kbit/s on my Comcast cable in Duluth.  That is
one fourth of their promised 4mbit/s.

It's time for a Class Action suit for fraud!