FW: [nslu2-general] Super Noob question - Crossover OK but router bad!
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From: Urban Cubbage [mailto:cubbage@...]
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 9:15 AM
Subject: FW: [nslu2-general] Super Noob question - Crossover OK but router
One of the things I have done to speed up my network is to set the speed at
100MHz full Duplex or 1Ghz if you have it for all connected devices to
You will more in likely find that the speed is set at auto which can cause
things to run slower due to overhead and negotations between switch and
devices connected to it.
Another thing is to check that all of your newwork cables are Cat5E or Cat6
and in good shape.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
On Behalf Of TurboNoodle
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 5:45 AM
Subject: [nslu2-general] Super Noob question - Crossover OK but router bad!
I'm getting a really, really slow transfer rate between PC and NSLU2 (+ext
HDD) when connected via my Netgear DG834N router. However when I use a
crossover connection direct from PC to NSLU2 the data rate dramatically
To give you an idea, a 700Mb file is indicating 60 mins to completion via
the router but only 3 mins using a crossover cable direct.
NSLU is static IP, Netgear router is running DHCP, PC is set to dynamic IP.
Running Windows XP on PC. Running V2.3R25 on NSLU
I have also tried a Netgear DG834G (configured the same) and still get a
really slow transfer.
Has anybody else experienced this - Any pointer would be much appreciated
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