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After recent
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peterlee Posted:
Had a call from a
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Ontario to my home
in
Scarborough, Onta
rio
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HildBeft Posted:
You can recollect
password by
connecting the
router to your pc
and open the
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On Oct 20, 2016 at 04:55:03

massrman Posted:
The devices are
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different price
margins , please
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On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:48:03

massrman Posted:
Hi these are most
commonly used SIP
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their
configuration
guides,
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On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:37:45

Sammy00 Posted:
Has anyone setup a
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vonage? I have
a W52p with two
wireless handsets,
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On Aug 30, 2016 at 10:38:01

James44 Posted:
Hi, I am
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Finally after many hours of experimentation I have my config in a reasonable state.

My Criteria:
1. Maximum Download Rate
2. Maximum Upload Rate
3. Voice Priority.

Setup
CBL Modem (new RCA from Comcast) -> RT31P2 (DHCP, QoS Upstream Rate=1400, see firmware in my sig) -> Internal Lan

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Comcast users
a. get rid of your old cable modem,.. if you have the 3COM (aka "Sharkfin"), or the Toshiba 1100 (there is a newer one which is supposedly okay.
b. confirm your bandwidth rates. In my case I am 6000/768.

So how did I get to the QoS Upstream Rate of 1400.

My Tests (new test results after getting rid of sharkfin junk; now using RCA):

Test 1:
Set QoS to default 256
Place call and ran bandwidth test.
While in call: 5400/117

So this is quite alarming, going from 768 to 117. Totally unncessary for a phone requirement of 90*2 = 180.

Test 2:
Set QoS to 200 (thinking if the phone needed 180, 200 should do).
While in call: 5400/83

Then I got thinking:
117/256 = 46%
and
83/200 = 42%

Now even when I was running 3000/256 for my Comcast connection, I was getting similar upload rates: 114/117/117 at QoS of default 256.

So here is my guess: The RT31P2 takes the QoS upstream rate and reserves approximately 60% for voice traffic and the remaining 40% for the user.

Taking this into consideration, I made adjustments. 768-200 = 568 (target upload rate leaving enough for voice). Doing some simple algebra: 0.4 * x = 568 results in x = 568 / 0.4 = 1420.

Rounded off my number to 1400 in favor of voice and repeated the tests:

Test 3:
Set QoS to 1400.
While in call: 5400/486

This is considerably better than before and leave more than enough bandwidth for the phone to operate successfully without bringing my upload to its knees. This also takes into consideration that perhaps you will not always hit the maximum 6000/768.

Now bear in mind.. I haven't tested with this value that much... but to see the upload rate become reasonable and in the initial test no loss in quality whatsoever leads me to believe that the RT31P2 allocates a fixed 40% of the Upstream Rate for the user. (please note my firmware/voice version). I can't say this will be the solution for everyone, but this is the only thing in a long time that has allowed me to exceed 117 without turning off QoS.

Can others try this and let me know if it solves their problems with QoS.

*** Note, QOS and QoS are not the same thing. Please be careful when using the terms.



Read The Full Thread:

RT31P2 and QoS = My Results, Can People Test my Formula?


Interesting... I just ran a few tests. I have 4Mb down and 384kb up Comcast.
Thats interesting indeed. I dont have an answer to that. My testing went lower,
I have a Motorola Surfboard SB4100 cable modem. The connections go Modem ->
I thought the whole point of QoS was to tag packets so that they are given priority
Maybe that's why so many people have better luck running the ATA behind a WRT54G
WOW, I just changed mine from the default 512 to 1024, and there was a dramatic increase
I can say the Linksys QoS built in to the firmware isn't great. I upgraded my firmware
Thats what I was trying to convey in my last few posts. My setup both in terms of call
Well I'm not going to go buy another router just for Vonage, but for you guys who

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