[Chugalug] Flaky Tomato

Phil Sieg phil.sieg at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 19:59:13 UTC 2012


I have an Asus RT-N16 running the fat build of ddwrt and I am having similar latency and throughput issues. Mine is set up as AP only, so I am not using WAN port at all.


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On Nov 13, 2012, at 12:11 PM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:

> My Linksys E3000 running Tomato-USB (a variant of DD-WRT) has started getting flaky. Latency has become a real problem. Right now I am seeing ~60ms ping times between my desktop and router (GigE) and ~200ms to www.flutterby.com. It should be < 1ms to the router and closer to 60ms to www.flutterby.com.
> I turned off the DNS and am using an external DNS. And I'm trying to turn off all unnecessary services. But ssh is being almost unresponsive and the web interface is pretty much dead. When I reset, I get a few seconds of normal operation and then things get slow again.
> What concerns me is that the router is still working at all... I am afraid it may have been compromised. Anyone else have experience with this?
> -Eric
> P.S. I ordered a new router just in case. I loathe the thought of having to buy a router at OfficeDepot or BestBuy.
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