I have this trouble with many distros, had hoped it wouldn’t happen in opensuse, but it has.
I can connect to the internet fine, but it refuses to go any quicker than 1mbit. Below is my recent result from speedtest.net
On 01/07/2010 05:36 PM, margetts08 wrote:
> I have this trouble with many distros, had hoped it wouldn’t happen in
> opensuse, but it has.
> I can connect to the internet fine, but it refuses to go any quicker
> than 1mbit. Below is my recent result from speedtest.net
> ‘[image: http://www.speedtest.net/result/675323468.png]’
> My iwconfig shows…
> lo no wireless extensions.
> eth0 no wireless extensions.
> wmaster0 no wireless extensions.
> wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:“Belkin54g”
> Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: 00:11:50:42:20:88
> Bit Rate=18 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
> Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> Encryption key:0127-8455-36
> Power Management:off
> Link Quality=70/70 Signal level=-25 dBm
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
As your wifi link is at 18 Mb/s, it is probably not the source of the problem.
Do you have another local host that you could use for testing performance
without involving the Internet? If not, please run the following command
ping -c 20 -s 1400 <IP of router>
Report the line that looks like
“rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 2.324/2.497/4.033/0.383 ms”
On my system, the router IP is 192.168.1.1 - your will likely be something like