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Ping to EA servers

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Varrius, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Varrius

    Varrius Sage
    Stratics Veteran

    Feb 12, 2010
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    There was another thread a couple of months ago about how bad people are pinging. Most of the people were having problems on the ALTER.NET servers. Was anything official ever said about any of this? It's getting pretty ridiculous. I know of a few people that have stopped playing because of it and I can't see myself paying almost $30 a month for my two accounts when Europeans are outrunning me on an East Coast shard.

  2. There's been so many threads about ALTERNET and the lag it causes. The next few hours are the worst for me (right during primetime of course). I pretty much just accepted the fact that I can't really do much during that time.

    And nope, nothing ever gets said, because unfortunately it's not EA's problem and I really doubt they can do anything to fix it.

    I thought about calling Comcast and see if they would do anything, but I'm sure they'll just blow me off and from the threads last year about this same damn problem some people did contact their ISP's and of course nothing changed.

    #2 Smokes To Much, Oct 9, 2012
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 9, 2012
  3. Vexxed

    Vexxed Certifiable
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    May 14, 2008
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    Yep.. I just posted about this awhile ago.. but here was my traceroute at the time..

    Host Name                                        IP Address        Hop    Ping Time  Ping Avg  % Loss    Pkts r/s  Ping best/worst
    * Unknown Host *                                XXX.XXX.X.X      1      1ms
    * Unknown Host *                                2      0ms
    * Unknown Host *                          3      8ms
    be-1-ur10.everett.wa.seattle.comcast.net    4      7ms
    ae-29-0-ar03.seattle.wa.seattle.comcast.net    5      13ms
    he-1-5-0-0-10-cr01.seattle.wa.ibone.comcast.net      6      12ms
    pos-0-0-0-0-pe01.seattle.wa.ibone.comcast.net      7      10ms
    ix-0-3-1-0.tcore1.00S-Seattle.as6453.net      8      10ms
    * Unknown Host *                            9      79ms
    0.xe-3-0-1.XT1.LAX7.ALTER.NET                10    208ms
    so-0-0-0.ur1.lax11.web.wcom.net              11    213ms
    * Unknown Host *                          12    112ms
    * Unknown Host *                          13    117ms
    * Unknown Host *                          14    66ms

    Here's a link to that other thread where people were saying the same thing..

    LAG..... (0.xe-3-0-1.XT1.LAX7.ALTER.NET // so-0-0-0.ur1.lax11.web.wcom.net) | Stratics: A Career Path in Gaming