Utopia Router

Matt Bowler matt at mattbowler.com
Tue Feb 26 20:03:16 MST 2008


Thanks for the suggestion, according to chart below, throughput is pretty 
good.

http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/component/option,com_chart/Itemid,189/

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chad" <masterclc at gmail.com>
To: "Provo Linux Users Group Mailing List" <plug at plug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 7:55 PM
Subject: Re: Utopia Router


> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 7:44 PM, Matt Bowler <matt at mattbowler.com> wrote:
>> I have the enviable problem of having bandwidth--50mb/s
>>  Utopia/Xmission!!--that outpaces the throughput cabilities of my Linksys
>>  wrt54gp2 (vonage) at 20 mb/s.  Ideally I would like to keep a single box
>>  that does vonage, routes, and switches, but it looks like linksys/vonage
>>  parntership is no more.
>>
>>  Xmission recommends the wrt54gl, which gets very good reviews and has 
>> the
>>  capacity for open source upgrades, etc, but is still only a G router and 
>> no
>>  gigabit.
>>
>>  I have about 5 boxes at my house and don't do a lot of gaming but do
>>  transfer large files and want to simplify, yet future proof my network 
>> as
>>  much as possible.
>>
>>  So if I want wireless-N and a gigabit switch what would you recommend?
>>  Maybe get the gl and gigabit switch or what?  Maybe time to move up to 
>> the
>>  Linksys SoHo line like the RVS400 or the WRV200?
>>
>>  Thanks
>
> About twice a week I eyeball this:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833156226
>
> I can't tell you if it has QoS, but since it's relatively "new" I
> would assume it does (and if I looked at the specs long enough I'm
> sure it would tell me).
>
> -Chad
>
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