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Bridge mode speed issues

buzzaard192
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Bridge mode speed issues

I have a gigabit connection, and if bridge mode is disabled, I see close to gigabit speeds (914/43).  As soon as I enable bridge mode and restart the modem, the speed is significantly reduced, getting around 500/43.  As soon as I disable bridge mode and restart, the gigabit speeds return.  The only other thing that changes is my external IP address: bridging disabled = 73.172.x.x / bridging enabled = 69.250.x.x

 

Any ideas what is causing this significant speed drop?  All downstream equipment remains exactly the same in both configurations.

 

Thanks in advance.

EG
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Re: Bridge mode speed issues

FWIW, this is a known issue. Probably a firmware bug.



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buzzaard192
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Re: Bridge mode speed issues

Thanks - I agree, and for anyone else finding this, I contacted support and requested th XB7 modem, citing the possibility of the XB6 modem having a firmware bug in bridge mode.  I received the XB7 modem and my speeds are what they should be in bridge mode.

 

 

EG
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Re: Bridge mode speed issues

Glad you got it sorted out !



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