no ppp compression even though pppstats says VJCOMP; new in potato
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I don't seem to be getting any compression in ppp.
Is there something extra I need to do in potato's ppp to fully
pppstats lists most packets in the VJCOMP column, seemingly
indicating that it thinks packets are getting compressed.
However, the maximum bytes per second I get when downloading
a very compressible large web page is no larger than the bytes
per second for uncompressible data.
(I get about 3850 bytes per second raw speed (e.g., downloading
a .gz file).
The compressible web page used to download at around 11000 bytes
per second on my previous slink system, but now it downloads at
only 3850 bytes per second.)
Here are my loaded modules (lsmod):
Module Size Used by
ppp_deflate 38988 1 (autoclean)
bsd_comp 3828 0 (autoclean)
ppp 20684 2 (autoclean) [ppp_deflate bsd_comp]
af_packet 6040 3 (autoclean)
slip 7388 1 (autoclean)
slhc 4436 2 (autoclean) [ppp slip]
lockd 31112 1 (autoclean)
sunrpc 52420 1 (autoclean) [lockd]
nls_cp437 3904 4 (autoclean)
vfat 9008 2 (autoclean)
serial 19564 2 (autoclean)
ftape 105460 0 (unused)
unix 10212 39 (autoclean)
It certainly looks like ppp compression modules are loaded.
What else might I need to do or check?
(Hmm. A little worrisome: http://www.junkbusters.com/cgi-bin/privacy