Hello,Quote:>i am running a linux box next to a novell server with a couple of pc's.
>when i telnet from a PC to the linux there are no problems. i get my
>login prompt, etc. i can then work normally.
>BUT when i say something like "less bigfile" my telnet session hangs.
>the same also happens if i call up elm just when it is about to show
>the list of my messages. i suspect i am getting too much data at once
>and the pc cannot handle it and thus dies.
>is it possible to control the speed of such a transmission?
>we also have a couple of real computers on the net, and they are ok talking
>to the pc's and to my linux box.
What version of the kernel are you running. I have had problems using
some DOS software to get to a Linux box. Could you give more details?