[RndTbl] My Shaw Broadband 50 turned into Dial-up

Bradford C. Vokey brad at fsi.ca
Wed Jan 2 20:46:47 CST 2013

Speeds went back to 45 Mbps at 2:30am. Worked great all morning until prime time hit again, now this evening it's back 
to 2 Mbps. I got Shaw to credit my bill and they gave me a free VOD pretty easily. I think they know there is a 
'problem' on my node.

Don't you LOVE all us Netflix users?

On 1/2/2013 8:12 PM, Trevor Cordes wrote:
> On 2013-01-02 Bradford Vokey wrote:
>> Shaw techs are not available to come to my house until Sunday January
>> 6th!My download speeds are around 1.5 Mbps.
> Try a different cable.  Blow out the ends for dust.
> Power cycle the modem.
> Power cycle the computer.
> Do you have a different NIC to try for eth0?  I'll probably have to
> help you change it without Fedora screwing up the other 2 NIC's
> numbering.
> I'd try all that before getting the Shaw guy out.
> And since when is 1.5Mbps dial-up? :-)  How quickly you forget the
> 33.6kbps modem days...

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