Re: Cable Modem / Internet / Built-in 10-100 Ethernet / Slows & Then Stalls...
On Sunday 08 October 2006 8:43 pm, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 08, 2006 at 08:02:03PM -0400, Richard wrote:
> > This is odd, (VERY)
> > when surfing its okay, however, when downloading like new iso image
> > files, or ftping... the ethernet connection seems to come to a crawl,
> > then stops (cold) (please note: in Window XP (oops) there was never a
> > problem in downloading. <little grin>
> > Here is my snap of ifconfig -a
> > -----------------------------
> > $ ifconfig -a
> > eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:03:25:28:93:B3
> > inet addr:22.214.171.124 Bcast:255.255.255.255
> > Mask:255.255.248.0 UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:576 Metric:1
> > RX packets:159889 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:33
> > TX packets:46346 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
> > RX bytes:33793861 (32.2 MiB) TX bytes:3929165 (3.7 MiB)
> > Interrupt:50
> I presume that your cable modem is connected to eth0. Why is the MTU so
> low? Generally, for a device that connects via ethernet you have an MTU
> of 1492 or 1500.
How does one change the config of the eth0 ?
did raise the MTU's