I recently set up a WinXP Pro - RedHat 9
dual boot system which is connected through a Realtek NIC (PCI) to my college network via DHCP.
In WinXP Pro, the internet connection is super-fast - I'm getting download speeds of anything up to 4 Mb/sec.
However, with RedHat 9, despite the internet connection working, it is super-slow! I mean, downloads averaging 3 Kb/sec! The network card is displayed as eth0
and I have done no configuration of this device - is there anything special I need to do in order to take advantage of this great connection in Linux?