Just in case anyone has a similar problem and since I never got an
answer from the list, I thought I would share what fixed the problem.
Turned out to be a NIC issue. The 3Com NICS in my m0n0wall were set
to auto-negotiate speed and plugged into HP Procurve Switch ports
that were set to auto-negotiate as well. Going in and setting both
the switch and the cards to 100-T Full Duplex fixed it. We are back
to less than 2 minutes for a big copy now.
Thanks for a great firewall.
On Jan 8, 2007, at 7:55 PM, Glen Page wrote:
> I just replaced our freesco with a m0n0wall (pc with CD/floppy
> combo). All works very nicely except...
> machines on my LAN (10.5.x.x) which used to connect quickly via AFP
> (macintosh) to servers on the WAN (216.204.237.x) still connect but
> they take FOREVER to do anything that requires data transmission.
> As a test.. I did a copy from 2 machines on my WAN VLAN and it too
> less than 2 minutes. The same copy from a computer on my LAN -
> VLAN to a computer on my WAN VLAN takes 2 0 3 hours!!!
> Anybody got any ideas where to look...?
> Glen Page
> Technology Systems Administrator
> people can see them. You should change them regularly. And you
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