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Re: slow inet



My NE2000 works fine in Win98, but not on OpenBSD.. Don't know why... Just
plug a 3Com and see the difference... My problem was really really slow, (I
was receiving about 3k each 10 seconds) but now it works really nice..



At 07:53 PM 27/09/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Philippe April wrote:
>
>> Well I had the same problem with my cable modem and my NE2000 (An SMC which
>> has a Realtek 8019 Chip). It just does not work properly, and I tried about
>> 2-3 other cards which are all NE2000. ICMP was really fast, the only
>> problem was TCP (maybe UDP, I did not test). Requests to the DNS server was
>> fast too. I plugged a 3com instead of my Ne2000, KABOOM! So fast! it seems
>> that NE2000 and Cable modems (passing by a DHCP server) just don't fit
>> together. My other ne2000 is doing the relay on my internal network and it
>> runs really great. It seems that the problem is with ne2000 and DHCP. Never
>> had been able to solve the problem beside changing my card for something
>> else that a ne2000 compatible.
>>
>> Hope it helps!
>>
>> Philippe April
>>
>> At 03:18 PM 27/09/99 -0500, you wrote:
>> >Are you running NAT/ipfw to get to the internet then?  If so, I found
>> >setting up DNS on the obsd machine and having all your other machines
>> >point to only it for dns will speed up the proccess on getting to external
>> >sites.
>> >
>> >  ()  ,            _   ,Gabe Kangas
>> >  /`-'|      /    ' ) / Real-ity@real-ity.com
>> > /   / __.  /___/> /-<   __.  ____  _,  __.  _
>> >/__-<_(_/|_/_) (_ /   ) (_/|_/ / <_(_)_(_/|_/_)_
>> >  President of Real-ity Interactive/|
>> > http://www.real-ity.com           |/
>> >
>
>Maybe this is the cable modem providers' way of keeping down the bandwidth :)
>Anyhow, so if I used my 3com[59]0[59] (whichever) for the inet card and the
>ne2000 for the lan card it would be fine?
>
>--
>Joe Price (jprice@nevaeh.com)
>Interactive Media Development
>
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