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From "Steven Pierce" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Newbie Problems: Webpage quick load from server and LAN computers, slow load from external computers
Date Sun, 03 Nov 2002 15:42:22 GMT


You have a problem YES, I have a T1 and I click on the link you have an it did not
give me a picture.  

The reason it gives you the site when you are on your computer is because it is local.
So it does not need to go through the firewall (if you have one) and or the router.

TAKE OUT THE SPACES in the line that you use for the link.

YOUR CODE <img src="Website%20Photos/Benjie%20and%20Julie%206.jpg" 

Updated  <img src="WebsitePhotos/BenjieandJulie6.jpg" 

Are you running this on a windows box, or a unix box???  Make the directory names without
spaces in them.  Also make sure that the file is without spaces also.  Try that... Send me
message if you would like and I will try it again..

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On 11/3/2002 at 2:14 AM Benjie Zeller wrote:

>Hello all,
>I just became a Linux user and thought I'd make one of my first missions
>to create and host my own website.  My first mission was to configure
>and start Apache 1.3.26 on Suse 8.1 Linux.  After a couple misguided
>attempts, I was able to load a sample page from the server and from
>another computer on the LAN.  I then loaded a simple web page (made with
>Dreamweaver MX) my wife created into htdocs and this also seems to load
>fine from the server and other LAN computers.  The problem I run into is
>when friends and family try to load the page.  The text seems to load
>just fine, but the one picture on the page takes FOREVER to load (maybe
>5 minutes).  This is really disconcerting since the page loads in about
>1 second for me when accessed from my notebook.  Does anyone have an
>idea as to why this might be happening?  Below is a quick run down of
>how I have things set up on my network and web server.
>I have a dynamic IP address from Southwestern Bell.  I resolve this by
>utilizing a nice little utility/service called No-IP (
><> ), which constantly monitors my IP address and
>points my domain name (
><> ) to the router IP address.  I then
>have a Linksys router with port 80 forwarded to my local web server IP
>address.  The picture on the web page is approx. 22Kb and the total page
>is about 30Kb.  From what I can gather on the upload bandwidth tests
>I've done I'm getting about 100Kbps.  This should be fast enough to load
>the full page in about 2-3 seconds.  The text loads very quickly (as
>expected), but then the browser just sits and spins waiting for the
>picture to load.  If anyone has any suggestions I'm all ears!  I've been
>trying to figure out why computers on the LAN can load the page so
>quickly while outside computers struggle.  It would make sense if they
>requested the page directly through the LAN, but if I type in
> <>  shouldn't they
>go outside the network to request the IP address from the No-IP DNS just
>like everyone else?
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