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Re: [opensuse] my internet hub prefers windoze to linux!
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 07:46:57 -0500
  • Message-id: <1169729217.23109.0.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 22:10 -1000, kanenas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Wednesday 24 January 2007 20:40, Tom Patton wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 23:36 -0600, M Harris wrote:
> > > I would recommend the Skylink 8 Port switch... relatively inexpensive,
> > > and very fast (does 10/100,. and keeps track of 100 or 10 separately) for
> > > the money for a wired network.
> >
> > I'd suggest buying a gigabit switch to cover future upgrades. My 2-yr
> > old Asus MB interface is gig, and a gig card in the kids computer was
> > very inexpensive...and blazing fast! I have the 5-port Linksys EG005W,
> > and it handles /10 (HP Laserjet printer) /100 (2 laptops) &/1000 (2
> > pc's) flawlessly. But definately toss the hub!
> > Tom
>
> Thanks for the suggestion, there is no question that the hardware will be
> changed. But I am curious why only my suse operation gets hit. Even the
> vmware virtual network card vmnet1, which is mapped to eth0 manages to pull
> and push its packets cleanly thru eth0! I think i will install a linux
> virtual machine before i switch, just curious if the packets see the
> difference!!!

Look at also turning off ipv6 and see if that makes a difference.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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