Re: SLOW connection ONLY using Debian
On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 14:54:52 -0600
"Cybe R. Wizard" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> For the past two weeks I have been internally blaming earthlink for my
> pathetic dial-up speeds (av. 4.2Kbps) but have discovered that Younger
> Daughter's WinXP connects at 4.8Kbps, Wife's Win98 connects at
> 4.8Kbps, and my old Win95 does the same. I am supposed to have a 56K
> (53.3Kbps) connection and did have that until about two weeks ago. I
> track Sid and update regularly. Since 90% of my online time is
> text-based this didn't become a problem or even very apparent until
> the past couple of weeks. I have no idea as to how to even start
> troubleshooting this. Can any of you wiser heads help?
> Thanks for any ideas you may have concerning my problem.
Please excuse my errors. I meant 48.0Kbps respectively for Younger
Daughter's and Wife's connections. My connection through my Debian
box really does connect at only 4.2Kbps. If it helps I am using a
Creative Modem Blaster external v.92.
Cybe R. Wizard
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