bergman on 29 Nov 2009 15:56:43 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Comcast DNS (was Fios users)

In the message dated: Sun, 29 Nov 2009 18:48:08 EST,
The pithy ruminations from "Brian Vagnoni" on 
<Re: [PLUG] Comcast DNS (was Fios users)> were:


=> I can't agree with your more J.P. When I had xDSL, I was typically 2 hops away to my primary dns
=>  server. xDSL ping times to the primary DNS server were around 10ms. With Comcast, it's more lik
=> e 10 - 14 hops, and about 40ms. DNS servers are located in Cherry Hill, NJ somewhere. Why Philly
=>  doesn't seem to rate their own is beyond me.


I'm also on Comcast, and have the DNS servers:
		8 hops, ~24ms
		8 hops, ~22ms


=> However, I can't complain about the 50m x 10m service I get from them. I'm also almost never dow
=> n. Have more trouble with the TV, than I do with the internet. 
=> I also run a caching dns server to speed up dns queries.
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