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  Reply # 855668 15-Jul-2013 10:45
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mcraenz: Plugged in the new modem. Sure enough connected with VDSL2.

Before
Rate Up/Down: 1000/13,400
Attenuation Up/Down: 15.8/24.0 !

After
Rate Up/Down: 2940/13,200
Attenuation Up/Down: 56.5/27.1 !!!!!!



Has a technician visited your house to do the wiring?


No not yet. haven't had a call or text. The original confirmation txt I got about 24 hours after ordering (on release day) said 15th Jul 8am - 12PM.






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  Reply # 855687 15-Jul-2013 11:00
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JonoNZ:
jay63: Quick question - I have been hooked up to VDSL since Friday - albeit a few issues along the way so I could get full VDSL speed.

I was wondering how do I know when Dynamic Line Management is active?  My modem sync speed has remained identical since I first switched it on - Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:10,347 / 36,227
With a 20 ms ping time.  Very few errors beyond FEC type.  

How will I know when changes being made with DLM?  

Thanks.


You can see DLM forced re-syncs in the Event log on the Technicolor modem. To verify what DLM you are on you will need to Telnet onto the device and issue this command: xdsl info expand=enabled





Thanks.  I don't see any forced resyncs but the Technicolor Event Log only shows the last 20 items or so, so maybe resync happened earlier.

Two questions:
1. Any way to see older Events on Event Log?
2. I am new to TelNet.  I have just added to my Windows 7 machine.  When I Telnet 192.168.1.254 it gives me "username?" and then "password?"  I just hit enter as to my knowledge no username or password on the new VDSL modems.  However, I get a quick error message (invalid username/password) and can't TelNet any further. Suggestions please.

Thanks for the help. 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 855689 15-Jul-2013 11:02
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JonoNZ:
jay63: Quick question - I have been hooked up to VDSL since Friday - albeit a few issues along the way so I could get full VDSL speed.

I was wondering how do I know when Dynamic Line Management is active?  My modem sync speed has remained identical since I first switched it on - Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:10,347 / 36,227
With a 20 ms ping time.  Very few errors beyond FEC type.  

How will I know when changes being made with DLM?  

Thanks.


You can see DLM forced re-syncs in the Event log on the Technicolor modem. To verify what DLM you are on you will need to Telnet onto the device and issue this command: xdsl info expand=enabled





Thanks.  I don't see any forced resyncs but the Technicolor Event Log only shows the last 20 items or so, so maybe resync happened earlier.

Two questions:
1. Any way to see older Events on Event Log?
2. I am new to TelNet.  I have just added to my Windows 7 machine.  When I Telnet 192.168.1.254 it gives me "username?" and then "password?"  I just hit enter as to my knowledge no username or password on the new VDSL modems.  However, I get a quick error message (invalid username/password) and can't TelNet any further. Suggestions please.

Thanks for the help. 


The username is Administrator, password is blank (hit enter).

The resyncs for me happen around 4:11am. I don't think I had any for a few days when first connected, then they were two days apart. Now seem weekly or even further apart.

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  Reply # 855693 15-Jul-2013 11:05
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Now firmly booked in for Thursday afternoon. Previous booking apparently not entered correctly as some have already experienced. Thanks to Simon (and Michael) for sorting it out.




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  Reply # 855703 15-Jul-2013 11:12
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From memory it took about 10 days to make it all the way to DLM-1 on my connection.

Currently:
DLM Profile: DLM-1
Approx distance from cabinet: 450-500m
Attenuation (Down): 11db
Sync speed (Down): 48274
Sync speed (Up): 10341


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  Reply # 855716 15-Jul-2013 11:20
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mcraenz:
Wheelbarrow01:
mcraenz: Plugged in the new modem. Sure enough connected with VDSL2.

Before
Rate Up/Down: 1000/13,400
Attenuation Up/Down: 15.8/24.0 !

After
Rate Up/Down: 2940/13,200
Attenuation Up/Down: 56.5/27.1 !!!!!!



Has a technician visited your house to do the wiring?


No not yet. haven't had a call or text. The original confirmation txt I got about 24 hours after ordering (on release day) said 15th Jul 8am - 12PM.




The technician will be there this morning to complete the wiring for your connection.




The views expressed by me are not necessarily those of my employer Chorus NZ Ltd


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  Reply # 855724 15-Jul-2013 11:34
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mcraenz: Plugged in the new modem. Sure enough connected with VDSL2.

Before
Rate Up/Down: 1000/13,400
Attenuation Up/Down: 15.8/24.0 !

After
Rate Up/Down: 2940/13,200
Attenuation Up/Down: 56.5/27.1 !!!!!!



Bodes well for my line. Current modem is a THOMSON ST5x6v6

DSL Type:G.992.5 annex A
Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:1.240 / 14.966
Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [kB/kB]:0,00 / 3,00
Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]:12,5 / 0,0
Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]:10,5 / 20,5
SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]:12,0 / 12,0

I'll be interested to see how your line speeds improve.




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat New Zealand as a Solution Architect for all things Linux, Virtual and of course Cloud. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.

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  Reply # 855729 15-Jul-2013 11:42
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Ordered online an upgrade to VDSL. Anything I can do to make it easier for the tech? I have no idea where any of the phone lines are coming into my house but I have phone lines going all over the house. 

Will they make me a new phone from outside house to modem? i dont care for any of the other jacks in the house. just need awesome inet

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  Reply # 855731 15-Jul-2013 11:45
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keriboi:

Will they make me a new phone from outside house to modem? i dont care for any of the other jacks in the house. just need awesome inet


Hi, most chorus guys now have 3d printers in the van, so no problem with making you a new phone while he rolls a ciggy.

Depending on the wiring layout they may create a clean pair thorugh the existing house wiring to your modem, alternatively and often easier they will run a complete new line from the demarc to modem, either way the results will be the same.

Cheers
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  Reply # 855738 15-Jul-2013 11:55
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openmedia:
mcraenz: Plugged in the new modem. Sure enough connected with VDSL2.

Before
Rate Up/Down: 1000/13,400
Attenuation Up/Down: 15.8/24.0 !

After
Rate Up/Down: 2940/13,200
Attenuation Up/Down: 56.5/27.1 !!!!!!



Bodes well for my line. Current modem is a THOMSON ST5x6v6

DSL Type:G.992.5 annex A
Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:1.240 / 14.966
Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [kB/kB]:0,00 / 3,00
Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]:12,5 / 0,0
Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]:10,5 / 20,5
SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]:12,0 / 12,0

I'll be interested to see how your line speeds improve.


mcraenz: How did you even get them to connect that? My (downstream) Attenuation was 17 (now 15, they came out on the weekend and did something) and they won't touch me :( My upstream attenuation is only 4.

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  Reply # 855773 15-Jul-2013 12:22
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JonoNZ:
jay63: Quick question - I have been hooked up to VDSL since Friday - albeit a few issues along the way so I could get full VDSL speed.

I was wondering how do I know when Dynamic Line Management is active?  My modem sync speed has remained identical since I first switched it on - Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:10,347 / 36,227
With a 20 ms ping time.  Very few errors beyond FEC type.  

How will I know when changes being made with DLM?  

Thanks.


You can see DLM forced re-syncs in the Event log on the Technicolor modem. To verify what DLM you are on you will need to Telnet onto the device and issue this command: xdsl info expand=enabled





Thanks much.  I think I am likely on DLM-6.  Can't see DLM specifically (with TelNet) but looks like 8ms and 2 INP from data provided. Am I translating that correctly?

No resets to my knowledge. Modem has been up for 21 hours straight (had to reset yesterday when Telecom removed ADSL speed limitation).  Hopefully, will see a change over next few days as error rate currently seems very low.  Will let you know.  Thanks.

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  Reply # 855781 15-Jul-2013 12:36
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Chorus tech came today as scheduled. Gone from 12 down 1 up to 25 down 9 up. Currently sitting on DLM2.

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  Reply # 855844 15-Jul-2013 13:47
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GregV: Chorus tech came today as scheduled. Gone from 12 down 1 up to 25 down 9 up. Currently sitting on DLM2.


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  Reply # 855870 15-Jul-2013 14:29
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trig42: mcraenz: How did you even get them to connect that? My (downstream) Attenuation was 17 (now 15, they came out on the weekend and did something) and they won't touch me :( My upstream attenuation is only 4.

I'd heard that Chorus was being a bit more lenient now... maybe it's true! I need to fix my wiring (currently at 26.5 dB when Chorus estimates say it should be between 13 and 18) but then I'll place an order and see what happens. I know that upstream gets the benefits first and that's what I'm most interested in.

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  Reply # 855880 15-Jul-2013 14:43
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trig42: mcraenz: How did you even get them to connect that? My (downstream) Attenuation was 17 (now 15, they came out on the weekend and did something) and they won't touch me :( My upstream attenuation is only 4.

I'd heard that Chorus was being a bit more lenient now... maybe it's true! I need to fix my wiring (currently at 26.5 dB when Chorus estimates say it should be between 13 and 18) but then I'll place an order and see what happens. I know that upstream gets the benefits first and that's what I'm most interested in.


Yep, I tried to talk with the Chorus Man, but he was not hugely talkative (some like to discuss, others like to do job and go home :/). I mentioned to him that the tests Michael had done indicated Attenuation of 17.5 to the roadside (my modem was showing about that too). He wondered how they could just stop the test at the roadside, surely it goes all the way to the modem/house wiring??

He said fitting a master splitter should sort my attenuation, as my wiring goes:

Road -> ETP -> Master Phone Jack (which after reno's is now on the wall behind my fridge) -> secondary phone jacks daisy chained off this - on one of which (I think either the second or third of three) is my phone and ADSL router.

Hopefully it does, as I'd really like VDSL.

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