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I went from mandrake 9.1 to 10 official and now instead of seconds it takes 3 minutes or more for a standard web page to come up. I have a dial up connection and made sure no other programs were running. I am very much a noob and you will have to take me step by step from the very beginning. I dont know how to use the command line at all. Oh yeah, I picked up my phone to listen to see if it was connected and noticed that the initial connection signal (noise for lack of a better term,,,noob remember) kept repeating itself at about a 10 second interval.
Like I said I am a noob not sure how you want me to be more descriptive? All I can say is that my windows and 9.1 only took seconds to load a page with the same provider. And I dont know what the nomenclature is for the initial sound a modem makes when it is querrying the server for response upon initial contact
Originally posted by robby737 Like I said I am a noob not sure how you want me to be more descriptive?
Just meant the title of your post. The more specific the title, the easier for any other member to see if they think they might be able to help you. Something like "modem takes very long to connect after upgrade" might be more 'inviting' and helpful
Now that I come to think of it. If you are using a Linmodem, I'm surprised it even works under MDK 10. From what I've read I thought there were only drivers available for kernel versions 2.4.* and none for 2.6.* What kernel version did you install?
This modem worked fine for 9.1 and one thing I didnt mention earlier is that when you go to net monitor the speed is fine. I still think the computer believes its not connected and continues its initial connection actions and is delaying the upload
On your phone (that the modem is connected into), do you have call waiting or some kind of answering service? In the UK, the BT answering service sends a signal down the line (resulting in a broken tone) when you have a message waiting - as I remember to my cost, that plays havoc with dial in services.