Recent content by Wade Coxon

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  1. Wade Coxon

    Any benefit or harm to turning off wifi at night?

    Any mention of EMF radiation from WiFi and health effects is simply false. It is rubbish "science". The scheduling of WiFi would be primarily to be able to restrict access for the purposes of limiting kids or other secondary users access to the Internet at certain times of the day, or indeed...
  2. Wade Coxon

    CakeQOS CakeQoS-Merlin v2.0.0 alpha

    Ahh whoops, I had another post in my mind that was talking about a 6Mbit upload. Had the ratio calc overblown there ;)
  3. Wade Coxon

    CakeQOS CakeQoS-Merlin v2.0.0 alpha

    Morris was suggesting the opposite. Hazel had already enabled the "Filter ACK" option on my suggestion because they have a 50:1 ratio on DL/UL. Morris suggested to turn it off again in case the lagginess was being caused by an unreliable connection that was occasionally dropping those combined...
  4. Wade Coxon

    CakeQOS CakeQoS-Merlin v2.0.0 alpha

    Yea, thats the setting in question. The suggestion is that your may want to re-test with that setting turned off again (enabling that setting results in far fewer TCP ACK packets being sent). The setting is intended to save some of your upload bandwidth when downloads are hanging your...
  5. Wade Coxon

    CakeQOS CakeQoS-Merlin v2.0.0 alpha

    If it is happening in the evenings during "Netflix hour", then that likley coincides with your ISP's peak traffic period, since all their customers will be online and streaming their media simultaneously. If you wait until that time of evening, and then turn off QoS, and do a speed test on your...
  6. Wade Coxon

    CakeQOS CakeQoS-Merlin v2.0.0 alpha

    Hmm, not really at all. That doesn't seem to match what you'd expect from Cake on a ~100Mbps connection. If your unshaped speed tests reliably hit 120Mbps, then you would expect to see Cake working well at around 100-110Mbps. You would want to enable the "Filter duplicate ACKS" enabled on the...
  7. Wade Coxon

    CakeQOS CakeQoS-Merlin v2.0.0 alpha

    You should also be getting better than a B rating on your non-Wireguard test too. How much of a margin do you have to add to your download bandwidth before that download latency drops below +10ms?
  8. Wade Coxon

    Release Asuswrt-Merlin 386.2 is now available

    Full power cycle of the router is probably required. Same thing happens to my router occasionally. A soft reboot doesn't even do the trick, I have to full power the unit off before it will accept the firmware image.
  9. Wade Coxon

    CakeQOS CakeQoS-Merlin v2.0.0 alpha

    And also on that note, has there been any behind the scenes progress towards the application of a basic set of rules on the download side?
  10. Wade Coxon

    Release Asuswrt-Merlin 386.2 is now available

    Hehe, and that's why on my first list that was ordered by difficulty, RMA was at the end ;). Ease of implementation and technical correctness are most often mutually exclusive objectives ;)
  11. Wade Coxon

    Release Asuswrt-Merlin 386.2 is now available

    Hey don't get me wrong. My list was simply ordered by easiest to hardest in terms of solutions to bringing temperatures down. If you were to ask me the order of the same solutions that was technically "most correct", it would be as follows: a) Contact Asus and RMA the router (ie. get Asus to...
  12. Wade Coxon

    Release Asuswrt-Merlin 386.2 is now available

    Out of interest, what is your current temperature both with and without the fan in action? Having a temperature rise of 5 degrees is entirely expected with this firmware. What matters is how high it got to. If your temperature without a fan doesn't get above 85-90 degrees C then you really...
  13. Wade Coxon

    Release Asuswrt-Merlin 386.2 is now available

    No change should have been expected. The issue is a physical problem with the router, that has been exacerbated by the new features in the latest firmware. Your only options are (from easiest to hardest): a) Ensure your router is clean and free of debris b) Make sure it has good airflow c)...
  14. Wade Coxon

    CakeQOS CakeQoS-Merlin v2.0.0 alpha

    You'll see no benefit from choosing either unless you have a method of marking packets with DSCP priority flags. diffserv4 just means you have 4 levels (or tins) with which to prioritise packets, and diffserv8 has 8. I don't think the diffserv8 tins have "names" as-such like with diffserv4, as...
  15. Wade Coxon

    AC88U Merlinwrt 386.2_2 not accessible after update

    I know that a month or two before this update, my jffs partition had completely filled up with this database. At the time, I ended up just deleting the database, and it more or less stayed at a reasonable size after that. When the update rolled around, the trim procedure barely took any time...
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