[realtek] Slow transfer speed
Tue Mar 5 13:51:01 2002
On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Thomas Young wrote:
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> I have a network of 2 computer both have Realtek RTL8139 network cards
> installed. These are connected directly by Cat5 cable. The problem is the
> network is really slow in one direction. Say a 1meg transfer would take
> 10sec from PC1 to PC2. It would take 10min from PC2 to PC1.
What driver version?
What is the driver detection messages?
Are you getting errors reported in /proc/net/dev?
What does 'mii-diag' report?
My guess is that you have a bad cable, likely mispaired in one direction.
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