From: Jakma, Paul (Paul.Jakma at domain compaq.com)
Date: Thu 16 Sep 1999 - 14:24:08 IST
> hey people,
> just installed redhat6.0, kernel v2.2.5-15, and am having
> some fairly =
> major problems with the speed of my ppp connection...pings to
> standard =
> places, eg www.iol.ie, are giving like 70% packet losses and
> stuff, and =
> netscape takes AGES to load a page...
> very strangely though lynx manages to load a page in normal
> and curiouser
> wondering if anyone else has had similar problems, and if so
> how were =
> they remedied...
> Ross Lynch
do you use IDE on that machine?
If so try enabling DMA and unmasking interrupts for your IDE drives. See the
hdparm man page.
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