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Re: [opensuse] my internet hub prefers windoze to linux!
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 20:14:39 -0900
  • Message-id: <200701242014.40692.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 24 January 2007 20:07, kanenas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I have a cable modem, connected to a 4 port hub for my home network. The two
> most active ports are the ones connected to my linux box and my son's hub. He
> usually runs just his xp box, maybe another machine. Occasionally he hooks up
> 4-5 machines and plays games over the net with his buddies, all hooked up to
> his hub. When he does that, my linux box essentially loses all contact with
> the net. Kmail, konqueror, firefox, opera etc, all freeze up in my linux box,
> both under suse10.1 and 10.2. The maddening thing is that if i fire up vmware
> and start a windoze virtual machine inside my linux, it has *no* problem
> accessing the net!!!!
> There must be an explanation for this, but I know too little to come up with
> it. What do the gurus say?
> d

Toss hub. Buy Switch.

John Andersen
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