Re: TCP Slow On Linux, Fast on Macs

Alan Cox (
Fri, 23 May 1997 19:42:17 +0100 (BST)

> I've noticed it with Netscape 3.1 and lynx, but ftp, telnet, ssh,
> etc. seem fine.

Try disabling identd, also check your DNS

> I mean, sure the Mac's tcp/ip implementation always beats Linux, but
> not by quite this much...
> That was sarcasm.

Oh good. If you are using MacTCP there isnt much wrong with the Mac TCP
stack, so they ought to perform about the same speeds.