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Old 03-27-2001, 12:29 AM   #1
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I'm dual booting b/w Win98 and a recently installed RH 6.2 (i think the kernel is 2.2.x). I'm connected to the university's LAN, but my connection under linux is really slow (i.e. 15 bytes/sec) When I boot into Win98, i don't have any connection problems and i get up to 150 KB/sec.

I've used linux and unix variants for awhile, but this is my fisrt time setting it up. I have a 3Com Fast EtherLinkXL NIC and i think i've got the appropriate driver 3c95x (it was chosen during installation). I get my IP address via DHCP.

I've tried using the GUI config tools that came with RH 6.2, but they haven't done much. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Old 03-30-2001, 12:31 AM   #2
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driver update

You should check the 3com site for a driver update.


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