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Old 10-09-2005, 08:20 AM   #1
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Firefox delays, Router Internet blinks faster than Lan port led.

Suddenly Firefox has long delays before it pulls up anything.
Wget downloads are at their usual fast speeds.
My Linksys Cable DSL 4-port Router led for the Internet connections blinks
rapidly but the Lan port led doesn't blink rapidly except when I am using

Using wget the lan led blinks at the same time and speed as the
internet led.

Is this a sign that my machine, browser, or router has been

If you want me to post something from my configuration, please
give me the exact commands to grab what you want. I am
running Suse 9.3. Thank you for any help!

Last edited by suguru; 10-09-2005 at 08:25 AM.
Old 10-09-2005, 12:03 PM   #2
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i remember reading somewhere about suse9 and difficulty/slowness with ipv6 support...turn off ipv6 support and see if that helps...i am not a suse specifics to is your friend.

i turned off ipv6 support in my distro...and it seems to help.


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