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Re: SLOW connection ONLY using Debian

On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 14:54 -0600, Cybe R. Wizard 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.

A 600 bytes/sec diffie doesn't seem that much to squawk about.

Either Earthlink or your phone company are to blame.  Sign up for
AOL(*), and see if d/l speeds suck, too.  If not, it's AOL. 

(*) You must have an AOL disk floating around somewhere, right?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

"Universal peace sounds ridiculous to the head of an average
Kin Hubbard

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