Originally Posted by kennethf
Wired. I'm sure no distro would do it out of the box either. I'm just guessing.
Does http use a cache or buffer somewhere that's maybe not big enough?
Perhaps your browsers cache... browser memory... Firefox? Do some googling and check the "about
:config" settings to see if there is a culprit in there. Also, you can watch for what top tells you while attempting a download, see if you find something suspicious. I do remember the being a few memory.cache type settings in the browser.