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Re: [SLE] wvdial connection speed
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 14:06:48 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0505291401090.31811@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Saturday 2005-05-28 at 22:48 +0200, it clown wrote:

> How do you see what your connection speed is when using
> wvdial to connect to the internet?

If your modem is configured to report real outside speed, and not serial
link speed, wvdial will print that in the "connect" string:

--> Waiting for carrier.
ATDT90839...
CONNECT 50666/ARQ/V90/LAPM/V42BIS
--> Carrier detected. Starting PPP immediately.


Then, if what you need is the real measured speed on usage, then run one
of those applets or gadgets displaying connection speed. I use gkrellm. In
text mode, you can use iptraf.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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