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Re: Slow Cable Modem

On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 09:38:38PM -0400, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, Kidd, Peter wrote:
> > on a dual boot PC, apt-get runs effectively 10-20X slower than win98 ftp's
> > to the same sites, downloading occurs in short spurts followed by long
> > pauses and frequent 'timed outs' - running with Surfboard 4100 to @home - is
> > it because I have a 2.4.1 kernel running an otherwise slink installation
> > (which I'm trying to dist-upgrade)?
> >
> FWIW, I also use @home and I see the same thing.  Perhaps they've added
> some infernal proxy setup which is not Linux friendly?

I think @home over here (Reno, NV) said they run a CERN-style proxy
server.. So I might have to figure out how to peer to it. ;) On the
other paw, if they're running a transparent proxy on you, they suck.

-- Ferret
getting his cable modem on the second.

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