[Techtalk] slooow web surfing and many timeouts

Devdas Bhagat devdas at dvb.homelinux.org
Mon Oct 11 02:43:41 EST 2004

On 10/10/04 10:12 -0700, Carla Schroder wrote:
> I'm having a lot of problems web surfing these past few days. Pages are very 
> slow to load, and often timeout. 
> Before I go on a big ole troubleshooting spree, is anyone else experiencing 
> similar problems? Either the whole darned Web is bogged down, or I have a 
> connection problem closer to home.
Try mtr(8), traceroute(8) and a bunch of telnets all over the place while
running tcpdump.
See your WAN interface SNMP stats. Lots of errors could imply a bad
If you see retransmits, you have network problems.

Oh, and I find that testing is usually faster than asking other people
if the network is slow :).

Devdas Bhagat

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