[Cerowrt-devel] DOCSIS 3+ recommendation?

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Tue Mar 17 19:32:22 EDT 2015

On Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:35:32 -0700, Matt Taggart said:
> Hi cerowrt-devel,
> My cable internet provider (Comcast) has been pestering me (monthly email
> and robocalls) to upgrade my cable modem to something newer. But I _like_
> my current one (no wifi, battery backup) and it's been very stable and can
> handle the data rates I am paying for. But they are starting to roll out
> faster service plans and I guess it would be good to have that option (and
> eventually they will probably boost the speed of the plan I'm paying for).
> So...
> Any recommendations for cable modems that are known to be solid and less
> bufferbloated?

I've been using the Motorola Surfboard SB6141 on Comcast with good results.
Anybody got a good suggestion on how to test a cablemodem for bufferbloat,
or what you can do about it anyhow (given that firmware is usually pushed
from the ISP side)?
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