john_82 at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Feb 28 18:53:40 GMT 2006
This is a 3gig P4 and my line speed actually runs at 940 to 1030 mb/sec.
Tiscali seem to be quite good on that score. Wish some servers would actually
use my bandwidth.
The bulk of the ebay home page comes up very quickly. Only panel below the
search hangs. On konq it come up after hanging for 10 to 15 secs or so all in
one go and again very quickly. Ebay offers a suggestion on what sort of thing
can cause this - add blockers, but as far as I am aware konq doesn't have
There is definitely some difference between linux and windoze otherwise why
would xp be ok.
The other odd thing is that 2 separate downloads on knoppix do exactly the
same thing so it can't just be suse 10 or corruption on my machine.
On Tuesday 28 February 2006 17:34, Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 March 2006 00:01, jeff grant wrote:
> > john_82 at tiscali.co.uk wrote:
> > >Hi
> > >I'm still tearing my hair out on ebay page downloads. The last bit to
> > > load is usually the sections below the search in the middle of the
> > > page. All linux browsers I've tried hang waiting for these sections.
> > > I've also downloaded and run knoppix via a cd (2 versions) and it does
> > > the same thing. Konq gets it eventually but firfox often doesn't get it
> > > at all. Opera come up with the error message I reported earlier. Same
> > > thing happens on some other sites too. The main aspect of the problem
> > > is that any attempt to use the search or any of the links during most
> > > of the hang results in a "can't find site" error. Konq hangs up for
> > > about 10 or 15 secs.
> > >Run windoze on the same machine and of course the whole thing loads
> > > perfectly.
> > >
> > >It would help if I new that a few other people do or don't have the same
> > >problem and of course has anyone any thoughts on what may be causing it.
> > > I've effectively tried kde versions 3.4.1 and 3.4.2 and if it's an isp
> > > problem tiscali but then xp is ok.
> > John,
> > Not that this is perhaps much practical help - though it may assist in
> > establishing some pattern - but I'm running kde 3.4. - not sure if .1 or
> > .2, on PCLinuxOS. And like your attempts in Windoze, the whole thing -
> > in Konqueror, Opera and Firefox - loads perfectly and very quickly. My
> > ISP is AOL - 2mb broadband, Athlon 2400+ Thoroughbred. As to what's
> > causing your problem, being new to Linux (though a very old hand at the
> > Other OS) I wouldn't hazard a guess. But whatever I hope you soon get it
> > sorted.
> > Jeff in London UK
> Hi Jeff. Sorry that this is OT. I know using AOL on Linux boxes a couple of
> years ago was pretty much a no-go. What are you using so that AOL will run
> on Linux now? Nigel.
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