[Chugalug] Really annoying connection issues with OpenWRT

James Nylen jnylen at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 18:20:29 UTC 2013


Sorry, my router is a Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH (
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0028ACYEK/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1
).
 I never had any problems with it while it was running DD-WRT.


On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 1:19 PM, James Nylen <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote:

> I recently switched my router (a Buffalo WZR-) from DD-WRT to OpenWRT.  I
> really like a lot of things about it - good package management, sane
> configuration system and web interface, and it's obviously very
> well-designed overall.
>
> However, I'm only getting 1-2% of my total connection speed (1-2mbit/s,
> with data coming in short bursts, and I'm unable to complete any large
> downloads).  This happens regardless of whether I connect via wifi or
> ethernet, and it happens if I run wget on the router itself.  I've
> confirmed that it's not an issue with EPB - everything works fine if I
> connect directly without the router.
>
> How can I start to diagnose this issue?  I have a tcpdump file of a
> download happening, but I'm not sure what I'm looking for there.
>
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