On Friday 08 February 2008, Éibhear wrote:
> Perhaps someone on ILUG can offer some pointers on what I can do to
> figure out what's going on.
> The following is what I believe is relevant information:
> + Debian Etch
> + Cisco VPN Client 4.6.02
> + Scientific Atlanta cable modem
> + Firefox (though I see this behaviour with Konqueror and lynx)
> + Using telnet to the server and port and then using the HTTP
> GET command for the specific URL works: the HTML source is
> + Other connection types seem to work fine (IMAP for e-mail,
> telnet, ping, etc.)
> Can you suggest a few things or tools I could use that would help me out?
Have you looked at the MTU settings at all?
One of the frequent fliers on this is that it starts to look fine but grinds
to a halt after trying to transfer anything which exceeds 1-1.5k.
You could test this by ifconfig'ing the MTU down a bit, possibly to around
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