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Topic # 127226 3-Aug-2013 06:07
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After ten days of having awesome vdls I had my first drop out. My connection had been sitting at 40/10 and no issues. Now my connection downgrades to 25/10. Here is a log of my net overnight. Check out the errors
It had very little use. This is on xtra and right now only my iphone is using the net.




DSL Connection

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Uptime: 0 days, 7:38:19

DSL Type: ITU-T G.993.2

Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 10,354 / 25,446

Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [B/B]: 0 / 0

Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]: 2.9 / 12.8

Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]: 29.1 / 16.4

SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]: 18.6 / 13.4

System Vendor ID (Local/Remote): TMMB / ----

Chipset Vendor ID (Local/Remote): BDCM / IKNS

Loss of Framing (Local/Remote): 125 / 0

Loss of Signal (Local/Remote): 180 / 0

Loss of Power (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Link (Remote): -

Error Seconds (Local/Remote): 2,592 / 37

FEC Errors (Up/Down): 14,822 / 1,023,775

CRC Errors (Up/Down): 26 / 26,326

HEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 1,287,299

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  Reply # 871073 3-Aug-2013 06:07
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Hello... Our robot found some keywords in your post, so here is an automated reply with some important things to note regarding broadband speeds.

 



 

If you are posting regarding DSL speeds please check that

 



 

- you have reset your modem and router

 


 

- your PC (or other PCs in your LAN) is not downloading large files when you are testing

 

- you are not being throttled by your ISP due to going over the monthly cap

 


 

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- Your ISP and plan

 


 

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- Your modem DSL stats (do not worry about posting Speedtest, we need sync rate, attenuation and noise margin)

 


 

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- If you are rural or urban

 


 

- If you know your connection is to an exchange, cabinet or conklin

 


 

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- If you have done an isolation test as per the link above

 



 

Most of the problems with speed are likely to be related to internal wiring issues. Read this discussion to find out more about this. Your ISP is not intentionally slowing you down today (unless you are on a managed plan). Also if this is the school holidays it's likely you will notice slower than usual speed due to more users online.

 



 

A master splitter is required for VDSL2 and in most cases will improve speeds on DSL connections. Regular disconnections can be a monitored alarm or a set top box trying to connect. If there's an alarm connected to your line even if you don't have an alarm contract it may still try to connect so it's worth checking.

 



 

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  Reply # 871083 3-Aug-2013 07:06
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Try restarting your modem and looking at the sync rates again.




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  Reply # 871084 3-Aug-2013 07:14
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I have restarted it multiple times. Leave modem off for two mins before restarts.

Just did now heres the stats. Will post them again in 30 mins




DSL Connection

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Uptime: 0 days, 0:00:12

DSL Type: ITU-T G.993.2

Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 10,354 / 25,641

Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [B/B]: 0 / 0

Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]: 1.5 / 13.2

Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]: 28.0 / 15.4

SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]: 17.6 / 11.9

System Vendor ID (Local/Remote): TMMB / ----

Chipset Vendor ID (Local/Remote): BDCM / IKNS

Loss of Framing (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Signal (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Power (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Link (Remote): -

Error Seconds (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

FEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 0

CRC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 0

HEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 0



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  Reply # 871085 3-Aug-2013 07:22
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This what I used to have and was stable for 10 days
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Not sure why it hasnt recorded any data. 


Uptime: 0 days, 7:44:57

DSL Type: ITU-T G.993.2

Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 10,354 / 40,961

Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [B/B]: 0 / 0

Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]: 429496725.6 / 13.5

Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]: 22.6 / 10.4

SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]: 18.6 / 12.5

System Vendor ID (Local/Remote): TMMB / ----

Chipset Vendor ID (Local/Remote): BDCM / IKNS

Loss of Framing (Local/Remote): 8 / 0

Loss of Signal (Local/Remote): 2 / 0

Loss of Power (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Link (Remote): -

Error Seconds (Local/Remote): 24 / 0

FEC Errors (Up/Down): 195 / 15,765

CRC Errors (Up/Down): 1 / 3

HEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 4

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  Reply # 871099 3-Aug-2013 09:14
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I'd give the helpdesk a call and see what they can do.
They probably know the Dynamic Line Management better than I do. I've no idea if this is just the DLM going conservative, or whether a fault or change in line condition has occurred.




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  Reply # 871102 3-Aug-2013 09:43
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When your attenuation has jumped from 10 to 16 a massive decrease in speed is to be expected.

You might need someone to do some investigation into your wiring - there will be a reason it's jumped.



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  Reply # 871103 3-Aug-2013 09:48
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Wiring is 10 days old. New line from outside house.

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  Reply # 871114 3-Aug-2013 10:40
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A jump to 16dB attenuation is going to do that. 

This is also indicative of a physical problem - a lot of errors for 7 hours:


FEC Errors (Up/Down): 14,822 / 1,023,775

CRC Errors (Up/Down): 26 / 26,326

HEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 1,287,299


Some sort of physical issue. Probably cable/wiring related

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  Reply # 871130 3-Aug-2013 11:10
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keriboi: Wiring is 10 days old. New line from outside house.


Then it must have a issue



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  Reply # 871217 3-Aug-2013 14:16
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Thanks guys will harass the help desk on monday.


Just did a reset. Up to 35

Details here

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Uptime: 0 days, 0:02:55

DSL Type: ITU-T G.993.2

Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 10,354 / 35,030

Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [B/B]: 0 / 0

Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]: 429496727.2 / 13.5

Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]: 24.2 / 11.9

SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]: 18.1 / 12.3

System Vendor ID (Local/Remote): TMMB / ----

Chipset Vendor ID (Local/Remote): BDCM / IKNS

Loss of Framing (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Signal (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Power (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Link (Remote): -

Error Seconds (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

FEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 0

CRC Errors (Up/Down): 1 / 0

HEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 0




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  Reply # 871247 3-Aug-2013 15:54
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Update. Getting regular drop outs now. Help desk has put a 24 monitoring on my connection. I had a drop out while on the phone and they could see my connection go from 27 to 24 down although at their end there are no drop outs showing up which is strange.

Few erros for a connection of just 3 mins

Link Information

Uptime: 0 days, 0:02:59

DSL Type: ITU-T G.993.2

Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 10,354 / 24,552

Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [B/B]: 0 / 0

Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]: 1.7 / 13.1

Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]: 27.8 / 15.6

SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]: 17.4 / 11.6

System Vendor ID (Local/Remote): TMMB / ----

Chipset Vendor ID (Local/Remote): BDCM / IKNS

Loss of Framing (Local/Remote): 33 / 0

Loss of Signal (Local/Remote): 50 / 0

Loss of Power (Local/Remote): 0 / 0

Loss of Link (Remote): -

Error Seconds (Local/Remote): 190 / 0

FEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 27,539

CRC Errors (Up/Down): 1 / 474

HEC Errors (Up/Down): 0 / 13,912

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  Reply # 871376 3-Aug-2013 20:20
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If you want to see CRC errors look at this

Link InformationUptime:    0 days, 0:06:06
FEC Errors (Up/Down):    0 / 918,362
CRC Errors (Up/Down):    1 / 2,163
HEC Errors (Up/Down):    0 / 15,051

Link InformationUptime:    0 days, 0:07:58
FEC Errors (Up/Down):    0 / 1,123,983
CRC Errors (Up/Down):    1 / 2,818
HEC Errors (Up/Down):    0 / 18,459    

Link InformationUptime:    0 days, 0:10:40
FEC Errors (Up/Down):    0 / 1,427,025
CRC Errors (Up/Down):    1 / 3,756
HEC Errors (Up/Down):    0 / 24,239    

Link InformationUptime:    0 days, 0:18:24
FEC Errors (Up/Down):    0 / 3,814,806
CRC Errors (Up/Down):    1 / 13,283
HEC Errors (Up/Down):    0 / 81,759

So this is from 6 minutes into restarting the modem until 12 minutes later with a couple of speedtests and regular browsing. The CRC errors at 2,163, then 2,818, 3,776 and then 13,283 (down) seem♠ very high and might explain the lousy transfer rates I get (which range form 8Mbs to 18Mbs) on a link which is supposed to have up to 30Mbs according to Chorus.

The very low CRC errors up would also explain why my uploads in the Speedtest always get 8-9Mbs no matter how lousy the downloads are.

Must get on the phone to Telecom to complain when I have the time.  This seems very unsatisfactory for VDSL connection that has only been on for 3 weeks.




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  Reply # 871414 3-Aug-2013 22:01
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has it rained since you got this new line? what if water got into the line?





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  Reply # 871429 3-Aug-2013 22:27
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Port reset worth a try?

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  Reply # 871440 3-Aug-2013 22:47
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before you get too worried about the errors, might wanna be looking into how your attention jumped so high.. you could say whatever change was made influenced the increase in errors




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