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Old 03-07-2008, 04:57 PM   #1
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internet connection is slow


My internet connection is painfully slow. On my windows partition the connection is fine but under linux it is slower than dial-up. I'm not sure what information I need to give for your help other than that it is a DSL connection.
 
Old 03-07-2008, 05:44 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by redryder82 View Post
My internet connection is painfully slow. On my windows partition the connection is fine but under linux it is slower than dial-up. I'm not sure what information I need to give for your help other than that it is a DSL connection.
Distribution, kernel and device you are connecting with would be a start. Any error messages at boot; dmesg out put.

You can get the dmesg output at the command line interface (cli);

Code:
~#dmesg |most        # this will allow you to move through the dmesg, post the relevant output.
~#lspci -vv >mylspci #post this

Last edited by onebuck; 03-07-2008 at 05:46 PM. Reason: additional thought
 
Old 03-07-2008, 07:16 PM   #3
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distribution: Mandrake 10.1
kernel: #1 SMP Fri Oct 1 11:24:45 CEST 2004 (not sure if
this is what your looking for but its the output
of "uname -v")
ethernet card: NetXtreme BCM5751 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
modem: Netopia Cayman 3341

I'm not sure what I am looking for but all I see in dmesg is:
IP: routing cache hash table of 4096 buckets, 32Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 32768 bind 32768)

The output of lspci -vv:
Code:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 925X Memory Controller Hub (rev 04)
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort+ >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 925X PCI Express Root Port (rev 04) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0, cache line size 10
        Bus: primary=00, secondary=01, subordinate=01, sec-latency=0
        I/O behind bridge: 0000d000-0000dfff
        Memory behind bridge: dfd00000-dfefffff
        Prefetchable memory behind bridge: d0000000-d7ffffff
        BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR+ NoISA- VGA+ MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0, cache line size 10
        Bus: primary=00, secondary=02, subordinate=02, sec-latency=0
        Memory behind bridge: dfc00000-dfcfffff
        BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR+ NoISA- VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0, cache line size 10
        Bus: primary=00, secondary=03, subordinate=03, sec-latency=0
        Memory behind bridge: dfb00000-dfbfffff
        BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR+ NoISA- VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #1 (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap- 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 21
        Region 4: I/O ports at ff80 [size=32]

00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #2 (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap- 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin B routed to IRQ 22
        Region 4: I/O ports at ff60 [size=32]

00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #3 (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap- 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin C routed to IRQ 18
        Region 4: I/O ports at ff40 [size=32]

00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #4 (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap- 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin D routed to IRQ 23
        Region 4: I/O ports at ff20 [size=32]

00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 03) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 21
        Region 0: Memory at ffa80800 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801 PCI Bridge (rev d3) (prog-if 01 [Subtractive decode])
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Bus: primary=00, secondary=04, subordinate=04, sec-latency=32
        I/O behind bridge: 0000c000-0000cfff
        Memory behind bridge: dfa00000-dfafffff
        BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR+ NoISA- VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

00:1e.2 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 23
        Region 0: I/O ports at ec00 [size=256]
        Region 1: I/O ports at e8c0 [size=64]
        Region 2: Memory at dffffa00 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512]
        Region 3: Memory at dffff900 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FR (ICH6/ICH6R) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 03)
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap- 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0

00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) IDE Controller (rev 03) (prog-if 8a [Master SecP PriP])
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap- 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 16
        Region 0: I/O ports at <ignored>
        Region 1: I/O ports at <ignored>
        Region 2: I/O ports at <ignored>
        Region 3: I/O ports at <ignored>
        Region 4: I/O ports at ffa0 [size=16]

00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801FR/FRW (ICH6R/ICH6RW) SATA Controller (rev 03) (prog-if 8f [Master SecP SecO PriP PriO])
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin C routed to IRQ 20
        Region 0: I/O ports at fe00 [size=8]
        Region 1: I/O ports at fe10 [size=4]
        Region 2: I/O ports at fe20 [size=8]
        Region 3: I/O ports at fe30 [size=4]
        Region 4: I/O ports at fea0 [size=16]
        Region 5: Memory at dffffc00 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap- 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Interrupt: pin B routed to IRQ 17
        Region 4: I/O ports at e8a0 [size=32]

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 5b60 (prog-if 00 [VGA])
        Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 0302
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0, cache line size 10
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 16
        Region 0: Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
        Region 1: I/O ports at dc00 [size=256]
        Region 2: Memory at dfde0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
        Expansion ROM at dfe00000 [disabled] [size=128K]
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 5b70
        Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 0303
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0, cache line size 10
        Region 0: Memory at dfdf0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5751 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0177
        Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0, cache line size 10
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 16
        Region 0: Memory at dfcf0000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

04:02.0 Modem: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 1080 (rev 04) (prog-if 00 [Generic])
        Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 1000
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV+ VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping+ SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 64 (250ns min, 15500ns max), cache line size 10
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 18
        Region 0: Memory at dfaff000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
        Region 1: I/O ports at cc00 [size=256]
        Capabilities: <available only to root>

Last edited by redryder82; 03-15-2008 at 11:21 PM.
 
Old 03-08-2008, 03:08 PM   #4
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Hi,

You should place any long listings within vbcode tags either with the code (#) or quote. These are at the top of the reply window. The code(#) would make data easier to scroll through.

I would first update your '/usr/share/pci.ids' file to rid the system of the 'unknown devices'.

When you perform a ping, what are the response times? Post the output of 'ifconfig -a' from the cli after you perform some 'ping google.com'.
 
Old 03-15-2008, 11:10 PM   #5
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I'm not exactly sure what that means. I did try to ping google.com and I get a infinately repeating line to the extent of:
64 bytes from py-in-f99.google.com (64.233.167.99): icmp_seq=1 ttl=243 time=54.3 ms
The command ifconfig -a gives me a command not found error. Maybe its worth mentioning that I'm using bash.
 
Old 03-15-2008, 11:36 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by redryder82 View Post
I'm not exactly sure what that means. I did try to ping google.com and I get a infinately repeating line to the extent of:
64 bytes from py-in-f99.google.com (64.233.167.99): icmp_seq=1 ttl=243 time=54.3 ms
The command ifconfig -a gives me a command not found error. Maybe its worth mentioning that I'm using bash.
Try

Code:
/sbin/ifconfig -a
 
Old 03-16-2008, 12:35 AM   #7
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output of /sbin/ifconfig -a

Code:
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:11:11:5A:D6:54
          inet addr:192.168.1.1  Bcast:255.255.255.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::211:11ff:fe5a:d654/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:14532 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:9502 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:3418640 (3.2 Mb)  TX bytes:1135080 (1.0 Mb)
          Interrupt:16

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:74 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:74 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:4794 (4.6 Kb)  TX bytes:4794 (4.6 Kb)

sit0      Link encap:IPv6-in-IPv4
          NOARP  MTU:1480  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
 
Old 03-16-2008, 12:53 AM   #8
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Might help if we knew some of your system specs, like CPU type, RAM, video card, etc.
Are you using KDE, which is default for Mandrake 10.1, or something else like Gnome.
When you do command 'top', what's the memory usage? Are there any processes using alot of CPU?

Cause from the little bit of information you've posted, perhaps it's not connection speed.
 
Old 03-16-2008, 10:29 AM   #9
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Also; it help mentioning what distro you are using...

I looks like you are using IPV6 (which slows down you Internet connection)

Search for TCP/IP tuning on Linux (specifically your distro), and disabling IPV6. Also you may want to search for how to disable IPV6 on Firefox

www.google.com/linux
 
Old 03-16-2008, 03:00 PM   #10
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CPU: Pentium 4, 3.20GHz
video card: ATI Radeon RV370

I'm not sure about RAM. I am using KDE.


output of 'top'
Code:
top - 15:57:20 up 17:03,  3 users,  load average: 0.08, 0.06, 0.02
Tasks:  85 total,   2 running,  83 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s):  0.3% us,  0.0% sy,  0.0% ni, 99.5% id,  0.0% wa,  0.2% hi,  0.0% si
Mem:    513604k total,   423328k used,    90276k free,    30316k buffers
Swap:  1124508k total,     6848k used,  1117660k free,    69584k cached
 
Old 03-17-2008, 09:40 PM   #11
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I don't see anything in the top output to suggest problem with memory or cpu usage.
I would follow custangro's suggestion and disable IP6.
 
  


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