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Re: Debian against Mandrake with broken net

On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, Noora Nurminen wrote:
> amount of packages, you don't notice it on Mandrake but Debian is terribly
> slow. For example opening web page needs 2 secs with Mandrake but 5
> minutes with Debian (if opens at all).
> Can anyone say why?

Compare MTU and other network settings, and verify that your firewall is not
doing stupid things to ICMP traffic directed to its local IPs, etc.

If this is not the issue, upgrade to kernel (Debian 2.6.11-3 from
sid) to get the fix for the default TCP/IP backoff strategy.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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