Author Topic: Get my Airstation ethernet speed up  (Read 260 times)

CAltwegg

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Get my Airstation ethernet speed up
« on: February 28, 2017, 11:12:49 am »
Comcast recently upgraded our internet account to 200 Mbps.

When I plug a computer directly into the modem using an Ethernet cable, I get speeds in that range and higher.

When I run through the Airstation, again using Ethernet (not WiFi), my speeds drop into the range of 135 Mbps.

I replaced all the network distribution devices to new Gigabit switches.

Is there something I can do to get the Ethernet network up?

My firmware is Firmware Version:   DD-WRT v24SP2-MULTI (09/27/12) std - build 20025

Thank you, Chris Altwegg


Results for serial number: 44066330308968
Product: Airstation N450 DD-WRT Open Source - WZR-HP-G450H
Based on your serial number, it appears that you are Out of Warranty.


Buffalo Airstation
Router Name: DD-WRT
Router Model:  WZR-HP-G450H

Firmware Version:   DD-WRT v24SP2-MULTI (09/27/12) std - build 20025
LAN MAC:  10:6F:3F:F6:42:FF
WAN MAC:  10:6F:3F:F6:42:FF
Wireless MAC:  10:6F:3F:F6:42:FF

SSID:  106F3FF642FF

davo

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Re: Get my Airstation ethernet speed up
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2017, 11:18:17 am »
Older DDWRT versions / devices (like yours) had a limit of 150 Mbps, there may be a community build available but I'm not sure if this limit would still apply for this older device.
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CAltwegg

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Re: Get my Airstation ethernet speed up
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2017, 02:30:17 pm »
Thanks for the reply, but the specifications from Buffalo and other Google hits all state it is supposed to be capable of 1 Gb ethernet. I'm just wanting the 200 Mb that Comcast is sending me.

Thanks,
Chris

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Re: Get my Airstation ethernet speed up
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 03:19:21 pm »
Change to the Buffalo user friendly firmware then.
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Re: Get my Airstation ethernet speed up
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2017, 03:23:15 pm »
it comes down to the driver used by DD-WRT. The open source driver provided by the chip manufacturer is not as fast as the closed source driver used in the friendly firmware.