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[ale] Latency on my DSL line

William Bagwell wrote:
> On Thursday 08 November 2007, Jon Reagan wrote:
>> On Thursday 08 November 2007 08:12:47 Paul Cartwright wrote:
>>> I ran the speednet test just now. I am in the middle of nowhere,
>>> probably 5 miles from the CO and my house sits 300 feet back from the
>>> road at the end of a 1/4 mile-long cul-de-sac ( and my house wiring is
>>> 25 years old) my results:
>>> http://www.speedtest.net/result/200169260.png
>>> 1961 kb/s download
>>> 380 kb/s upload
>>> 67ms ping  distance <50 miles from Atlanta
>>> and I'm in Athens.
>> Don't feel too badly about it.  I ran my speedtest and have a 777kb/s
>> download speed.  That's with DSL (second faster service speed for
>> BellSouth).  The upload was only 65 kb/sec.  All this plus a 100ft.
>> ethernet running from my basement up.  Not to bad, though. I used to
>> have dialup at 5 kb a sec.
> <gloat> http://www.speedtest.net/result/200358984.png
> Much as enjoy seeing TDS whip the pants off of Bell:) still wish I had the 
> choice to try Speedfactory.
And this is while BT'ing Fedora 8 DVD... I'll have to run it again later 
after the torrent finishes.