FC6 has gotten me frustrated

Timothy Murphy tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Wed Jun 27 13:16:48 UTC 2007

Aaron Konstam wrote:

> After fighting with For 9 months I am exhausted. I had to get the sound
> card to be recognized, to get the machine to shutoff when I shut it
> down, etc it has finally almost defeated me. It has worked for 6 months
> or more but suddenly during a yum update last week the network slowed
> down to a crawl. I did not update anything for awhile but now to use the
> web browser to load the web page of the local lan's router takes maybe 5
> minutes if it loads at all.
> I can ping the router with out problem but yum actions just slow to a
> halt, going to an external web page is impossible.

1. What does "top" say?

2. Have you tried the yum-fastestmirror package?
(I'm not sure if this is available for FC-6.)

Timothy Murphy  
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