[CentOS] extremely slow network connection
tonyw at tonywicks.com
Mon Jun 16 19:56:39 UTC 2008
The computer is on a local switch together with an older computer, which
in turn communicates well at 25 MB/s with all the rest of the world.
At Dell's they propose a hardware support, however not for that model.
Nevertheless they support officially CentOS.
That's why I asked whether anyone had encoutered the same problem
already, and could perhaps provide a solution.
I would recommend looking at your network speed/duplex negotiation with
your switch. I suspect your switch may be full duplex and your network
card half or vice versa. Try forcing your network card to various
speed/duplex settings (and your switch if it is a decent managed unit)
and re-try your testing. This is the most common cause of network
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