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Old 04-17-2005, 10:08 AM   #1
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Question What is the best way to speed up my net connection?


We suffer from very slow internet connection. In my dial up connection I get 2/3 KBps download speed. What is the best option to speed up my internet connection using my same dial up connection?

Does the web accelerators works good? Are they safe to use? Want to know if you have any experience regarding using any of them.

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Old 04-17-2005, 10:16 AM   #2
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Try turning on compression options for your modem and browser.

IIRC 'web accelerators' simply try to use multiple connections to get a single download.

If you've got poor physical wiring from modem to local exchange you're probably stuck with naff connection from 56K.
 
Old 04-17-2005, 10:30 AM   #3
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Try turning on compression options for your modem and browser.

IIRC 'web accelerators' simply try to use multiple connections to get a single download.

If you've got poor physical wiring from modem to local exchange you're probably stuck with naff connection from 56K.
Thank you for a prompt action.
I do not have a physical wiring from modem to my local exchange. I use a wireless CDMA base telephone set in which modem is in built. There is a receiving stick arial about 6" long in the telephone base set.

My next question is, how do I turn on compression option for modem and browser? Is it possible to turn on modem's compression with the help of editing wvdial.conf? If yes, how shall I do that? (Do I forward the detail of my wvdial.conf file?)
How do I do the same for my browser also? I use Mozilla Firefox.

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Old 04-17-2005, 03:30 PM   #4
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try using kppp
and there is an option of flow control in modem tab

u can change that to maintain the flow control at the software level or hardware level

for fiefox
to speed it up

follow here

http://nitinb.blogspot.com/2004/12/h...p-firefox.html

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Old 04-17-2005, 05:00 PM   #5
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work on TCP stack too. it this one is not optimised rest will be slow anyway. Read about sysctl and tcp kernel options.
run:
#sysctl -a | grep tcp
#sysctl -a | grep icmp
#sysctl -a | grep keepalive

and a lot more. adjusting ppp and firefox is the last thing to do (still quite important)
 
Old 04-17-2005, 11:36 PM   #6
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work on TCP stack too. it this one is not optimised rest will be slow anyway. Read about sysctl and tcp kernel options.
run:
#sysctl -a | grep tcp
#sysctl -a | grep icmp
#sysctl -a | grep keepalive
and a lot more. adjusting ppp and firefox is the last thing to do (still quite important)
i got a lot of entries for that

so what entries need to be changed now for good internet connection ???

regards
 
Old 04-19-2005, 10:11 AM   #7
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Originally posted by masand
try using kppp
and there is an option of flow control in modem tab

u can change that to maintain the flow control at the software level or hardware level

for fiefox
to speed it up

follow here

http://nitinb.blogspot.com/2004/12/h...p-firefox.html

regards
I use /etc/wvdial.conf to connect internet. I use the line 'FlowControl=Hardware(CRTSCTS)'. Should I use another line 'FlowControl=Software(DONT_KNOW_WHAT_TO_BE_WRITTEN_HERE)'?

Now connecting the link you have provided above and ask if there is any doubt.

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