Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



2389 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 58

Trusted

Topic # 114093 7-Feb-2013 21:24 Send private message

Hi all,

I have Telecom ADSL2 and I just upgraded my TP Link W8960N and noticed that it has the following settings:

Bitswap Enable



SRA Enable

By default Bitswap enable is on. Should I turn SRA Enable on too?




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

Create new topic
2716 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 409


  Reply # 757126 7-Feb-2013 21:31 Send private message

I am not 100% certain, but going from memory, bitswap is an ADSL (1) feature, whereas seamless rate adaptation is a similar feature of ADSL2/+. Both allow the line to adapt to different conditions without dropping the connection to retrain.

1757 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 342

Trusted
Spark NZ

  Reply # 757131 7-Feb-2013 21:43 Send private message

My view is you shouldn't really mess with your DSL line configuration settings, as they should come configured correctly out of the box (otherwise it wouldn't have a Telepermit) , and it's up to the ISP (Telecom in this case) to get your line profile correctly configured. And if it's incorrectly configured then ring us up and get the appropriate profile change as the settings are managed in the DSLAM.

Messing around with those settings only tends to break stuff.




I work for Spark, but as always my views are my own.



2389 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 58

Trusted

  Reply # 757168 7-Feb-2013 22:55 Send private message

plambrechtsen: My view is you shouldn't really mess with your DSL line configuration settings, as they should come configured correctly out of the box (otherwise it wouldn't have a Telepermit) , and it's up to the ISP (Telecom in this case) to get your line profile correctly configured. And if it's incorrectly configured then ring us up and get the appropriate profile change as the settings are managed in the DSLAM.

Messing around with those settings only tends to break stuff.


My modem is not one supplied by my ISP and I just flashed a firmware update on it then returned it to factory settings. 




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Government Limos
Created by networkn, last reply by robjg63 on 31-Oct-2014 12:21 (93 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
Created by Brendan, last reply by MadEngineer on 28-Oct-2014 19:07 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


How good is your general Science Knowledge?
Created by Aredwood, last reply by gzt on 31-Oct-2014 12:30 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by joker97 on 28-Oct-2014 17:13 (123 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


House Auctions
Created by t0ny, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Oct-2014 14:26 (80 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


DDos Protection from ISP
Created by charsleysa, last reply by freitasm on 31-Oct-2014 12:11 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Uber: a cheaper taxi ride?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by ajobbins on 31-Oct-2014 11:33 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


VF - months of poor internet, hours of waiting on hold, no help!
Created by pcs, last reply by NZCrusader on 30-Oct-2014 09:39 (27 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.