Re: MODEM LATENCY
apt-get install hdparm
but, i kinda doubt that it is a latency problem on the hard drives. i'm
guessing your connection to the mirror you have selected in your
sources.list is just poor. try another mirror closer to you.
just a suggestion, but the slowest drive i've ever seen was .89 megs a
second. which is still more than enough to not time out waiting for data
for a dsl line, much less a modem.
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On Mon, 26 Feb 2001, D. Hoyem wrote:
> I have been trying to use the apt-get update ; apt-get
> install communicator to get Netscape downloaded from
> the Debian non-free site that is in the sources. I can
> connect and download but then I get timed out... I was
> told on #Debian irc.debian.org that it might be a
> latency problem...So I did a search on the wed and
> found quite a bit of info and it all is saying to use
> hdparm to check your hard drive. I have 2 hard drives
> and Debian is on hdb2(swap) 156M, hdb3(/) 5.6G. I have
> tried as root and the response is, command not found.
> What am I doing wrong, and will this help resolve the
> latency problem, do I have to be in the /sbin or
> /usr/sbin to run this comand? After I find the best
> settings when do I need to place them so they will be
> picked up on start up?
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