El lun, 07-01-2008 a las 10:56 +0000, John Carlyle-Clarke escribió:
> Alejandro wrote:
> > Hola!!
> > I have a problem when using IRC clients: I *always* get a *huge* lag
> > (most of the times I just get disconnected). I really don't know why.
> > Surfing and downloading is alright! (~400 KBps) but IRC's clients (I've
> > tried bitchx and Xchat) refuse to work properly.
> > I forwarded the port 6667 to my ip address but that didn't work.
> > Any ideas will be welcomed
> > Saludos
> Hola Alejandro-
> Could it be traffic shaping by your ISP? Many ISP's do this now to try
> and control traffic levels and also to provide differentiated service
> options (i.e. buy this more expensive package and get full-speed P2P).
It might be that, but the thing is that I can download @400 KBps with
any kind of p2p software (when ppl seed of course)
> Mostly this is not noticeable unless you do a lot of P2P or play online
> games, but I found a strange problem where connecting to a MUD (text
> based online game in case you are too young to remember them
> giving me random lag of between 1 and 5 seconds. I investigated all
> sorts of local causes but it turned out to be an effect of their traffic
> shaping. I think their system recognises traffic by port numbers and
> also signature content. They prioritise everything they know about like
> pop3, imap, smtp, http, https, ssh, irc, etc. and everything else goes
> slow. Because this was not a recognised application, it was going into
> the slow lane.
The funny thing is that it happened to me when having other ISP here is
The only protocol which I have problems with, is the IRC and nothing
else. Even games run ok =/
mit freundlichen Grüssen
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