Re: Weird Modem issue

Danny Sinang ( (no email) )
Mon, 24 Aug 1998 00:24:01 +0800

How do I change the MTU on a Win 95 machine ?

- Danny Sinang

-----Original Message-----
From: greg Lowthian <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, August 24, 1998 12:27 AM
Subject: RE: Weird Modem issue

>We had a similar situation with a customer doing large data transfers
>I ran SNMP on our end and found that although both modems were connected
>at 31.2 one was more efficient and took up more bandwidth. This was a Win
>computer on his end so I had him play with his MTU and everything improved
>on both modems.
>> I have a dedicated connection from my house to our office. 28.8 This
>> connection runs a couple of mailing lists. So at sometimes the
>> bandwidth is
>> saturated. I have 16 IPs at home, and use RRAS on NT to handle routing.
>> The problem I have is when mail starts sending high volumes of mail. If
>> use a USR at home, I can still get out. It is just really slow.
>> IE (If the
>> mail server is delivering mail, I can ping -w 20000 and it
>> usually takes about 15000.) If I change the modem at home to a
>> zoom I can't
>> get out at all when the mail server is sending. IE (The mail server
>> it mail, but when I try to ping something the request times out. I have
>> tried all the way up to a -w 50000)
>> The modem at the office is a USR Courier.
>> Does anyone have any ideas or solutions for this problem?
>> Thanks,
>> Matthew