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Old 03-07-2005, 03:51 PM   #1
imtiaz77
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slow internet speed in linux


my cable modem internet speed is 256kbps and i get full of that in windows, but when i switch over to linux i only get about 16kbps. i have specified dns servers but the speed is still very low.

anyone have any suggestions?
 
Old 03-07-2005, 03:53 PM   #2
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Re: slow internet speed in linux

sorry forgot to mention, its suse8.0
 
Old 03-07-2005, 09:44 PM   #3
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It is because suse used ipv6 and it is not supported by many websites. Try doing this:
disable ipv6 in the kernel:
Make these changes in your /etc/modprobe.conf as root:
alias net-pf-10 off
alias ipv6 off
So turn these off. Also make sure your resolv.conf has proper domain name and routing information. Post back if this doesnt solve the problem.
 
Old 03-25-2005, 04:39 AM   #4
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Re: Re: slow internet speed in linux

thanks a lot for your suggestion.i am sorry for my late response as i was away from my computer.

i made the changes , turn off ipv6 in modules.conf. my resolve.conf reads as below

search H#@H#@
nameserver 62.31.64.39
nameserver 62.31.112.39
nameserver 62.31.144.39

the nameservers respond to the ping and also i added another line
domain local

it has improved the speed........... and i am getting about 170 kpps but not quite the windows speed which gets to about 240 kpbs
 
  


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