LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-04-2007, 10:05 PM   #1
emeut
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2007
Posts: 15

Rep: Reputation: 0
surfing much slower with router than desktop connected to adsl modem


Hi

Asking for help again!!!

problem surfing the web when system goes thru my router and the adsl modem.

Home network using static ip address with primary and secondary address in each station.
Amd2k running fedora core 7 or windows 2k
P3_933 running mandriva 2007 spring edition
Laptop toshiba running windows xp
3 other machines running xp home or proffesional
All these are connected via a 100 mb switch , the router and finally the modem supplied by ISP
The router is static mode for home network and dynamic at the Internet side.The big problem is the excess long wait to access a page when not getting time out request. (connection is 5 mb via telephone)
I experimented using my laptop directly into the modem and using dhcp the result does not compare... much much faster.
I also tried fom laptop to router to modem and i have the same problem(extremely slow)
I also tried using dhcp for home network but no success.

I did a ping using ip or names (yahoo.com)
using ip is faster and regular interval and using names is slow and irregular for time response.
i am sure my problem is name resolution related but i do not know what step i should take to track down the problem.
Also my rout er is an smc 7004 abr with the last firmware installed (2 years for the firmware on site)

I called the provider ans the line is ok as i expected.

MY problem seems to be coming from a defective or incorrectly set smc 7004abr router. I experimented and found that the probable cause of the problem.
The wan light on my router is constantly flashing meaning send or receive mode as soon as it is connected to the modem even when no lan cables are connected to it.this traffic is generated between isp modem and router alone, nothing else connected. Does anyone have an idea of the possible cause

tks
emeut

Last edited by emeut; 11-07-2007 at 05:28 PM. Reason: Update on problem with router
 
Old 11-05-2007, 08:20 AM   #2
Bruce Hill
HCL Maintainer
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: McCalla, AL
Distribution: Funtoo
Posts: 6,926

Rep: Reputation: 128Reputation: 128
Look in your router's interface. My Linksys router's have a Setup tab, under which is Network Address
Server Settings, where you input up to three DNS servers.
 
Old 11-05-2007, 09:37 AM   #3
emeut
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2007
Posts: 15

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
surfing much slower

Hi Bruce
I also have these slots and filled them with primary and secondary dns supplied by provider.It does not defer if i use a machine with linux ou windows i get the same result. If you think of something please let me know.
tks
emeut
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Router ADSL connected but i can't use browser or apt Skie Linux - Wireless Networking 5 07-11-2005 01:06 PM
Router ADSL connected but i can't use browser or apt Skie Linux - Networking 4 07-08-2005 03:53 AM
ADSL Routers Setup- Microsom Deskporte router 100 and Planet ADSL modem router mabonline Linux - Hardware 1 02-27-2004 06:36 PM
usb adsl modem (connected) flump Linux - Hardware 2 08-20-2003 03:22 PM
Surfing gets slower and slower knotty Linux - Newbie 3 07-09-2003 09:23 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:12 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration