[RndTbl] My Shaw Broadband 50 turned into Dial-up

Bill Reid billreid at shaw.ca
Wed Jan 2 11:24:37 CST 2013

Hi Brad,

I assume you have power cycled your modem.

I often try pinging the Shaw gateway to see if it is congestion with the local node.

-- Bill

On 02/01/13 00:08, Bradford Vokey wrote:
> Shaw techs are not available to come to my house until Sunday January 6th!My
> download speeds are around 1.5 Mbps.
> Is it possible the modem has gone? Should I just demand a new modem to see if it
> fixes the problem?
>  From ifconfig eth0 (my nic to a Shaw Cisco DOCSIS 3.0 gateway modem)...
> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:10:4B:2E:96:32
>            inet addr:  Bcast: Mask:
>            inet6 addr: fe80::210:4bff:fe2e:9632/64 Scope:Link
>            UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500 Metric:1
>            RX packets:228132147 errors:10935 dropped:0 overruns:14571 frame:10935
>            TX packets:137992608 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>            collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>            RX bytes:2606397745 (2.4 GiB)  TX bytes:727274930 (693.5 MiB)
>            Interrupt:19 Base address:0x20c0
> In particular -> errors:10935 dropped:0 overruns:14571 frame:10935
> Is this just a major node congestion problem or a faulty modem?

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