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  # 1772319 29-Apr-2017 09:57
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We had a line fault and no adsl for almost a month at our holiday house, Glinks Gully. Chorus had to dig up the road and it's finally back on but the line speed has dropped from around 7mbits to a little over 4mbits, also syncing on adsl1 now and not adsl2+ where it was previously. When we first got broadband installed here back in 2014 we got just over 10mbits.

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  # 1772325 29-Apr-2017 10:28
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2 Degrees (ex snap) checking in.

 

 

 

Went from 8b to 17a overnight.

 

DL 47->55

 

UL 9->24

 

Can't complain about that - free upgrades FTW.

 

Um...feels weird to say it, but "well done and thanks Chorus!"

 

 

 

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  # 1772346 29-Apr-2017 10:48
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Ours also increased within the last day or so (can't remember if I checked yesterday).

 

Pre Sync Down/Up: ~63Mbps/~13Mbps

 

Pre Speedtest Down/Up: ~58Mbps/~12Mbps

 

 

 

Post Sync Down/Up: ~83Mbps/~38Mbps

 

Post Speedtest Down/Up: ~75Mbps/35Mbps

 

 

 

We seem to have had a nice (initial) bump to speeds for sure. Will be interesting to see whether the DLM downgrades that in the coming days.

 

 

 

 


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  # 1772370 29-Apr-2017 11:28
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My line reconnected at 1am this morning in preparation for the upgrade next week. Went from 50/10 to 70/30 (likely 8b to 17a) leading me to believe it's on an Ikanos card.

 

Here are my stats:

 





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  # 1772376 29-Apr-2017 11:38
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Went from ~40/7 to ~40/12 overnight. The bigger change was rewiring last month taking us from ~35/2 to ~40/7.

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  # 1772423 29-Apr-2017 13:25
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My connection also changed last night.  Unfortunately I seem to have gone from 43/9 to 35/10. Losing 20% download is a disappointment.  Although my biggest disappointment is I'm still over 2yrs away from getting fibre!


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  # 1772430 29-Apr-2017 13:45
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That's nothing. I've lost over 50% of my download speed and gained nothing on upload.

I would reboot my router but worried it might affect DLM training.

How can I switch back to previous profile?

 
 
 
 


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  # 1772434 29-Apr-2017 13:58
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I've gone to 17a as well

 

From 65/10 to 70/24

 

 


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  # 1772439 29-Apr-2017 14:03
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kiwipeter: How can I switch back to previous profile?

You can't. Leave your modem alone and pray to the DLM fairy that it reverts.

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  # 1772457 29-Apr-2017 14:48
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Went from

 

8b 60/10, snr 9.2db, att 12.6db

 

to

 

17a 70/30 snr 14.9db, att 15.2db

 

The attainables also went up to 92/33, curious that the snr and attenuation changed by that much.




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  # 1772460 29-Apr-2017 14:55
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influx:

 

Went from

 

8b 60/10, snr 9.2db, att 12.6db

 

to

 

17a 70/30 snr 14.9db, att 15.2db

 

The attainables also went up to 92/33, curious that the snr and attenuation changed by that much.

 

 

 

 

snr is running high as you are maxing out the available speed on your linecard. 





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  # 1772461 29-Apr-2017 14:56
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kiwipeter: That's nothing. I've lost over 50% of my download speed and gained nothing on upload.

I would reboot my router but worried it might affect DLM training.

How can I switch back to previous profile?

 

@kiwipeter do you have a master filter installed?

 

 





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  # 1772471 29-Apr-2017 15:15
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my line is yet to move to ddDLM, am interested to see what it does with longer lines...

 

 

 

Hopefully by then chorus have fixed my fault rather than claiming NFF....

 

 





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  # 1772473 29-Apr-2017 15:25
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coffeebaron:

kiwipeter: That's nothing. I've lost over 50% of my download speed and gained nothing on upload.

I would reboot my router but worried it might affect DLM training.

How can I switch back to previous profile?


@kiwipeter do you have a master filter installed?


 



Hi,

Yep, master filter installed from day one. VDSL has been stable and working well for a couple of years. Always got around 45-50Mbps down and 8Mbps up.

I also notice that upload speed has reduced to just under 1Mbps

Nothing has changed on my network, as I said the DLM changed overnight.

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  # 1772478 29-Apr-2017 15:37
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Went from 75/14Mbit to 100/45Mbit at my parents place.

 

====================================================================================
VDSL Training Status: Showtime
Mode: VDSL2 Annex B
VDSL Profile: Profile 17a
G.Vector: Disable
Traffic Type: PTM Mode
Link Uptime: 0 day: 14 hours: 14 minutes
====================================================================================
VDSL Port Details Upstream Downstream
Line Rate: 45.850 Mbps 100.186 Mbps
Actual Net Data Rate: 45.781 Mbps 100.015 Mbps
Trellis Coding: ON ON
SNR Margin: 9.0 dB 12.9 dB
Actual Delay: 8 ms 3 ms
Transmit Power: 3.3 dBm 14.5 dBm
Receive Power: 3.1 dBm 3.6 dBm
Actual INP: 1.0 symbols 1.0 symbols
Total Attenuation: 0.0 dB 13.9 dB
Attainable Net Data Rate: 46.713 Mbps 126.980 Mbps

 

Smokeping showed a little blip in their connection:

 

 

Speeds have vastly improved - have got a Raspberry Pi there for off-site backups and did a test. Was able to max out the 100Mbit Ethernet on download and got 43Mbit on the upload.





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