[SOLVED] Internet conexion slowed down, but only for linux.
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Internet conexion slowed down, but only for linux.
Sorry for a poor description of the problem, but my knowledge about LAN and internet is zero. My internet conexion has suddenly slowed down. But Windows XP connectivity has not been affected. Linux is the O.S. that seems to have a problem. I never experienced an issue like this before!
The modem is straightforwardly connected to my machine, no hub. The conexion is DHCP, if I do not misspell it, the most common nowadays. Normally Google loads instantly, now it takes as long as 5 seconds. Any data I can send to help solve the issue please let me know.
Distribution: Slackware 14 (Server),Suse 13.1 (Desktop),, Mepis on the wifes lappy
It's well know that win XP does not support ipv6 out of the box. It is not unusual, indeed it seems to be the preferred advice that when a network link exhibits slow response in Linux, where it does not under Win XP that ipv6 is generally the culprit. Not saying that is the case here, but it is a good starting point, and in an attempt to try as much as possible to emulate the networking stack that Win XP is using, then disabling ipv6 in Linux is the start point to aim for. As for the mtu test, it really depends on the ISP. Hence the suggestion to drop it to 1458. Again a starting point which probably will benefit from fine tuning, but a good starting point nonetheless.