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Re: Poor WiFi Performance



On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 5:01 AM, Phil Bieber <philbieber gmail com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 09:01, Nifty Fedora Mitch
> <niftyfedora niftyegg com> wrote:
> <--snip-->
>
>> I wonder if windows is finding a proxy...
>> Many vendors give their proxy hardware an advantage.
>>
>> How are you measuring the link speed?
>>
>> Another trick might be to limit-rate with tools like wget (see the man page).
>> Some ISPs dial back bandwidth after giving you a burst of fun.
>
> <--snip-->
>
> Hi
>
> I used the German site www.wieistmeineip.de/speedtest to measure the
> connection speed. They download and then upload files in various sizes
> (between 32 and 2048 or so kbit).
>
> I don't think its a proxy issue, because I checked with my girlfriends
> notebook (intel 3945abg module, too, only with 32 Bit Ubuntu) and it
> gets rather decent speeds and those over a longer period of time, too
> (updates and such).
>
> I will try the limit-rate with wget when I get back home, can you
> recommend a file I should use to test it?

Sure download the F10 rescue .iso

You can also find and down load a pair of the
live CD images.   You can compare and contrast
the 32 and 64 bit versions.

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        NiftyFedora
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