Re: [Fwd: Linux 2.4 networking/routing slowdown]

From: Jan Kasprzak (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 08:33:34 EST

[Cc'd linux-kernel as well, maybe this can help someone] wrote:
: Are you sure the network cards are running at full speed - perhaps
: something has decided to run at half duplex or whatever due to a network
: driver change ... how about putting the box on the network without
: having it do any routing and just doing a couple of ftp's to other local
: machines to check the speeds with 2.2 and 2.4 kernels, testing all the cards
: involved ...

        The NICs on firewall are set up to 100baseTX-FD using /sbin/mii-tool
(and in 2.2. kernel, they are hardcoded to 100baseTX-FD via the boot

        The FTP from firewall to our FTP server (which is connected to the
same switch - Cisco Catalyst 2900) is slow as well (I tried to
get /pub/FILES.byname /dev/null).


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