RE: Please help - network incredibly slow...
> A couple of general comments...
> You don't have standard PC hardware - regular PCs only have IRQs
> 0-15 whereas you're using IRQ 18 & 19. I assume that they are
> supported on your hardware, but if your problem relates to your
> specific platform then those familiar with your platform may be
> better-equipped to comment.
That's okay on a dual proc system. They're two stock P2-400s -
no other platform, really.
> The second machine you have seems to have a lot of problems with
> eth0 - 14 framing errors in 333 packets is very high.
What IS a framing error? Also, the switch will show collisions
when transfering data from this machine (lots and lots), even
though it's basically on its own networkt segment.
> Have you tried replacing your cable/NIC on that end?
Cable yes, NIC no - I'll try.
I've got two more questions:
1) How much throughput should I get on
on 100 mbit/s? If between 3 and 5.5 MB/sec is ok, then really this
second machine is the only thing broken...
2) Any idea why transfers on the first one flood all consoles with