> After a couple of semi-duds, I bought myself an external Diamond SupraExpress
> 56e Pro. Works well, after an initial problem (I was sent a UK cable,
> tut) -- but it still doesn't take away from the fact that accessing the
> net over a 56k modem sucks badly.
Yep (got a UK one as well, but you can easliy buy adaptors in places
like Roches, I think).
Externals are great. But then, I'm one of the <<small number of ppl here
on non-SuckingIntelHardware forced to using externals ...
> I'm currently getting 100ms pings to www.clubi.ie (logged on via Clubi
> obviously!), running at 44k, which is about as good as it gets on
> my phone line.
I'm on 33.6 connected to 28.8 (which makes the line max out at around
2.2k/s on OBSD ...), and get about 200ms ... bah.
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!