I've managed to sort the Vigor12 hostname by adding it to the localhost line.
DHCP assings the ip addy fine.
Not sure what you mean by
If you're successful, does the DHCP process set-up
the route via the router as well?
The things i consider to be "slow" are:
Websites loading slow throu the default browser ocasionally.
FTP'ing to another machine on my network, huge lag, then finally connects.
Viewing php/mysql web pages from another computer on the network.