[Internet Speed Problem] My System is using 1Mbps ONLY out of 8Mbps
lubuntu at prpcompany.com
Sat Aug 3 00:05:28 UTC 2013
On 8/2/2013 6:32 PM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
> I have this problem for months but I decided NOT to deal with it as a
> high priority and sometimes to ignore it. Now, I can't ignore it
> anymore. I'd like to understand and know what is going on??!!
> * My Internet Connection is 8Mbps
> * I'm using this machine: P4 with 512MB RAM and USB Network Adapter
> (N) and Lubuntu 13.10 (latest update) is installed
> * I have N Router
> * *-network
> description: Wireless interface
> physical id: 1
> bus info: usb at 1:1
> logical name: wlan0
> serial: 00:1f:1f:a8:e5:21
> capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
> configuration: broadcast=yes *driver=rt2800usb*
> driverversion=3.10.0-6-generic firmware=0.29 ip=10.0.0.50 link=yes
> multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bgn
> * http://www.speedtest.net/ is showing that I have more than 8Mbps
> (9.31Mbps) for download and 1.06Mbps for upload
> * NO matter what website I use, even when I use LXTerminal to update
> my system, my machine/system is refusing to use more than 1Mbps
> (125KB/Sec) of Connection Speed while I have total of 8Mbps
> * Needless to say, everything is FINE with other machines. I'm using
> two machines right now, the one with the problem explained above
> and the other one is Core i5 first generation with 4GB RAM
> connected to the very same router which the P4 machine is
> connected to.
> What is going on?
> Thank you!
Could it be that this is working properly and you're simply looking at
different reporting standards -- megabits/second vs. megabytes/second?
That would be the easiest explanation for an 8x difference.
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