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wireless ethernet

Sounds like a noisy radio environment.  Did you try changing
802.11 channels?  did you try moving the base station?
Did you try turning off your microwave and portable phones?


"dan moylan" <jdm at> writes:

> i have two laptops, A running fc2 and B running rh9.0.
> when they are interconnected with 10base-T cables through
> the netgear router (MR814), file transfers work fine at
> about 500KB/sec.  however, when laptop B is connected to
> the router via a netgear wireless card (MA401), a strange
> thing happens.  small files transfer ok.  when i try to
> send a large (470MB) file from A to B, the file transfer
> starts out at about 200KB/sec, and rapidly drops, bit
> by bit to like 1Kb/sec, and then the connection is lost
> completely.  ifconfig (B) shows lots of errors.
> what's going on?  any way to fix this?
> tia,
> dan
> j. daniel moylan
> 84 harvard ave #2
> brookline, ma 02446-6202
> 617-232-2360 (tel)
> 810-454-1823 (fax)
> jdm at

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