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(FWD) Re: ISP Cutoff

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From:  JustFillBug <mozbugbox@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject:  Re: ISP Cutoff
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2005 01:48:56 +0000 (UTC)

On 2005-06-17, Pat Frank <pat@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey all.  I've been having some problems with my ISP disconnecting me every
> few minutes while running a Tor server.  Here's some technical information: 
> Server: Windows Server 2003 (Tor running in Service mode)
> ISP: BellSouth (FastAccess DSL, heavy-duty 3mb connection w/perm IP addy)
> I have not yet tried throttling the bandwidth, and I'll probably give that a
> shot next, but I thought I'd also go ahead and check here and see if anybody
> else has had trouble in this area.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.

As with Bittorrent, this kind of application always test the duplex of
the NIC and the router to the extreme. Try set the duplex to half-duplex
and see if the problem goes away. If it does, change your nic or router.

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