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  Topic: Thoughts on how to utilize my DDWRT R7000P
dustinarden

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 22:20   Subject: Thoughts on how to utilize my DDWRT R7000P
Ok so old thread is below. I basically realized I couldn't use DDWRT as my primary router connected to my cable modem to get gigabit speeds via comcast.

https://forum.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.p ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 23:15   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
Probably my last update unless someone else chimes in with "try this to get what you want", haha.

I started looking at other routers and what not, but snapped out of being a complete idio ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 18:10   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
Leaving the PBR field blank, will make all clients to go through the VPN.

I thought it was the opposite?
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 15:49   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
nah. I used the GUI. You think it will make that much of a difference?

i created a backup so its not hard to just do it and restore if nothing changes.

I'm thinking about putting the netgear d ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:44   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
okay ... used the DDWRT GUI to reset to defaults. Didnt change a single thing other than default password.

speedtest had me at like 60ish down.

enabled Shortcut Forwarding Engine and rebooted t ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:58   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
Gross. Yeah I guess thats what I'll do. hopefully its helpful to others as well if they ever come across this.

I'll post some hopefully final updates about my findings.
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

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Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:39   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
ok ok ok .. i know everyone is sick of seeing this thread bumped to the top, but I have updates after testing and more requests for help, haha.


So. As i may or may not have mentioned I had a spa ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:38   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
No I wasnt expecting full throughput over VPN. I'm aware of the network performance hit potential. When I first upgraded the modem and got network connectivity I removed the one IP that was listed i ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 18:50   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
Disabled the VPN client I had running on the router and now speeds in my office are consistently 60-80mbs.

That doesnt make any sense to me.
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 15:34   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
One more test. cable modem directly to the TPLink switch. Macbook directly to the switch. speed test results are 90mbps down and 41 up.

Its a gigabit switch ... i would expect to see way better ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

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Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 14:27   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
oh .. forgot to mention. That last test I did. I had the modem plugged into a random port on the back of the R7000P and NOT the wan port like it normally would be connected to. so my laptop pulled ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 14:15   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
ok ... so comcast just came and went.

They were able to prove without a doubt that its not the line from the street to the house. Its definitely something in my network.

We directly connected m ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 21:18   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
If it wasn't for your GB result from connecting a laptop directly to the modem, this reminds me of an old cable modem upgrade I went through (DOCSIS 2 > 3? I forget). The higher capability from DOC ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 17:34   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
just some more info (clutching at straws here).

Was on the phone with comcast "advance" support. We tested all kinds of stuff. Upon first boot speed test shows like 80mbps ... testing a ...
  Topic: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
dustinarden

Replies: 36
Views: 1793

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 14:27   Subject: comcast gigabit - getting slower speeds now ??
RE: I tried doing the speed checker link that you posted, but nothing happens unfortunately.

Access it via the DD-WRT GUI > Services > SpeedChecker tab.

Enable it, run the tests and disab ...
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