low speed downloads

Howard Lowndes lannet at lannet.com.au
Tue Dec 4 22:26:16 EST 2001

It certainly isn't slower.

Check the speed between your PC and the modem.  That might be set at 38400
which is the default.  It should be set to 115200.

On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, jim wrote:

> I have noticed ppp download with linux runs about at 1/4 speed compared to
> another OS on the same hardware. This is a known fact.
> I have tried "irqtune" which is a bit like reflexology or acupuncture, you
> can see it is happening but does it help?
> Is it true that linux download is slower?
> a google search suggests irqtune does not work with linux 2.4 anyway.
> is there a solution?

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