Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 130093
Problems connecting to work network when bringing laptop home
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:47 EST
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Description of problem:
I am having problems with multiple laptops running Fedora Core 2
completely updated. When I use the machine on my work network,
everything appears to be functioning fine, but when I bring the
laptops home and connect them to my home broadband connection, I can
not render web pages and make ssh connections back to my work network
successfully. The webpages will only begin to load but will not load
completely. When I make ssh connections, after approximately 15-20
seconds, the ssh connections quit responding. When I use WinXP
machines on the same home network, everything connects fine. I have
disabled IPv6 after reading several other network issues but this has
not fixed the problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora Core 2
2. Update with latest patches
3. Try to connect to network at work from home network.
Actual Results: Unable to maintain reliable network connection to
as it seems to work a little bit, I guess that connection settings are
Does your Modem or whatever you use redial often?
CANTFIX without more information, closed due to inactivity.