airport + dhcp

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Mon Dec 3 07:37:28 EST 2001

>Did anybody meet speed problems when connecting an airport to a dhcp
>cable tv ISP?
>The speed is then incredibly slow, inducing timeouts for pop servers
>as soon as there are long messages to transfer.
>But the speed is quite normal with a real wire connexion between my
>powerbook and the cable tv modem (ie without the airport), when I use
>the same airport with a fixed IP adress at my office. It seems the
>problem happens only when combining airport and dhcp (under linux or
>I run 2.4.15-ben0 kernel on a pbg4.
>Thanks for help.

I'm afraid if the problem also happens with MacOS, it's an issue
with the station firmware. You'd rather report it to apple ;)


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