Re: More on dialup IP slowdowns...

Mark E. Levitt (
Mon, 8 Apr 1996 21:41:12 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 8 Apr 1996, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Is it perhaps a problem with ppp-2.2.0e and above? I have seen people say
> that they are getting OK ppp performance, and at least some of them used
> 2.2.0d, not the newest ppp..
> Linus
I doupt it. I'm not using PPP at all and I've noticed the same
problems. I have noticed that performance when connected to a SunOS
4.1.3 host is much MUCH better than when connected to a Solaris host. It
may be that those who are reporting good speeds are connecting to a
"quick" host.


Mark E. Levitt
Department of Speech Communication, Syracuse University
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