[clug] Re: bizare network behavior

Howard Lowndes lannet at lannet.com.au
Thu Apr 3 19:12:43 EST 2003

On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, James McNeill wrote:

> g'day everyone.
> Somewhere on my network something is making my life very hard.
> Windows client talking TCP to Linux server. At first all seems fine, but the
> time between packets gets slowly greater and greater until the connection
> grinds to a halt. It impossible to transfer more that about 50k in any given
> TCP session. But, as soon as the connection is closed and re-opened, the
> packets flow freely again, breifly. It seems to be happening to all
> protocols, POP SMTP SMB and FTP. Other machines on the network seem
> unaffected.

I've seen this with a bad mix of mobo chips and NIC chip.  Try swapping 
the NIC at each end in turn.

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