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Distribution: FC1, Gentoo, Mdk 8.1, RH7-8-9, Knoppix, Zuarus rom 3.13
Hmm.. no kitty cat. Ok.
There are a few possibilities.
1. Replace the crossover cable with another crossover that you know is good.
2. Double check the MAC address of the win box and linux inside interface. They should not be the same. Long shot but I've seen this happen before and cause packet loss.
3. Either replace the linux box inside interface nic and / or the win xp nic or connect them to different computers (a laptop works nice) and see if you still get packet loss or which one is the culprit.
4. If you have service pack 2 installed on your XP box try turning off the firewall for testing purposes. May require a reboot.. stupid windows.