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My internet connection is running at snail pace. The thing is it is only for HTTP protocol. I have downloaded via ftp at usual speeds. I dual boot my laptop so I have checked it in Windows and it works fine.
As an example of how slow it is this page has been loading for 4 minutes.
Does anybody have any ideas on how I can resolve this?
Is the problem occurring in all browsers, or just one? If it's all then the problem could well be DNS issues. Maybe you need to specify your ISP's DNS servers in your network card setup.
What are your ping times like?
Tried with both Lynx and Konqueror with same results. Also it is running VERY slow via SSH as well.
[me@myLaptop ~]$ ping bbc.co.uk
PING bbc.co.uk (188.8.131.52) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (184.108.40.206): icmp_seq=1 ttl=244 time=8389 ms
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (220.127.116.11): icmp_seq=2 ttl=244 time=8507 ms
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (18.104.22.168): icmp_seq=3 ttl=244 time=8453 ms
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (22.214.171.124): icmp_seq=4 ttl=244 time=8472 ms
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (126.96.36.199): icmp_seq=5 ttl=244 time=8655 ms
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (188.8.131.52): icmp_seq=6 ttl=244 time=8315 ms
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (184.108.40.206): icmp_seq=7 ttl=244 time=8286 ms
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (220.127.116.11): icmp_seq=8 ttl=244 time=8120 ms
64 bytes from virtual0.mh.bbc.co.uk (18.104.22.168): icmp_seq=9 ttl=244 time=8258 ms
I am using Firefox however I have tried it with Konqueror and Lynx as well to the same conclusion.
I don't have access to the router, however this isn't the only access point I have tried it from where it runs slower than a snail. Also it works fine when I boot into Windows, As this is the case I can only deduce that the problem is with my setup, and not with the router.
have just run nmap on the IP address listed as my default route and it has come up with the following
Device type: printer|WAP
Running: Canon embedded, Linksys embedded, D-Link embedded
OS details: Canon Pixmar IP4000R printer, Linksys, D-Link, or Planet WAP
Network Distance: 1 hop
Also my ping times are between 1.43ms and 2.13ms
If I do manage to get access to the router what should I be looking for? Although I know the principle of how they work, I have never even touched a router before let alone troubleshooting problems on one.
Last edited by mike_morley; 01-04-2007 at 10:45 AM.