Slow internet connection

Hi all,

I am on i3wm, up to date. Clean installed today again xD

Only issue is slow internet . When downloading something big, for example Eos iso, custom proton for steam, download speed is about 10 MB/sec. Speed is ok, but for example opening web pages, Eos forum or main page took around 30 sec to open it ( it loading.loading in behind)

Speedtest page can not be opened. I don’t know what is the reason.

Same wifi on my phone, no issues at all

System:    Kernel: 5.15.4-arch1-1 x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0
           parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux root=UUID=8d84bf3c-839e-4b55-a134-7c98fd05f725 rw rootflags=subvol=@
           quiet loglevel=3 nowatchdog
           Desktop: i3 4.20.1 info: i3bar vt: 7 dm: LightDM 1.30.0 Distro: Arch Linux
Machine:   Type: Convertible System: HP product: HP ENVY x360 Convertible 13-ar0xxx v: N/A serial: <superuser required>
           Chassis: type: 31 serial: <superuser required>
           Mobo: HP model: 85DE v: 41.36 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: AMI v: F.23 date: 02/05/2021
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 45.8 Wh (100.0%) condition: 45.8/45.8 Wh (100.0%) volts: 17.4 min: 15.4
           model: 333-2B-49-A KC04053XL type: Li-ion serial: 1655 status: Full
           Device-1: hid-0018:04F3:23B9.0001-battery model: ELAN2514:00 04F3:23B9 serial: N/A charge: N/A status: N/A
CPU:       Info: Quad Core model: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen
           family: 17 (23) model-id: 18 (24) stepping: 1 microcode: 8108109 cache: L2: 2 MiB
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm bogomips: 33549
           Speed: 2147 MHz min/max: 1400/2100 MHz boost: enabled Core speeds (MHz): 1: 2147 2: 1755 3: 1527 4: 1624 5: 1256
           6: 1281 7: 1324 8: 1250
           Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected
           Type: l1tf status: Not affected
           Type: mds status: Not affected
           Type: meltdown status: Not affected
           Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp
           Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
           Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full AMD retpoline, IBPB: conditional, STIBP: disabled, RSB filling
           Type: srbds status: Not affected
           Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:  Device-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Picasso vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: amdgpu v: kernel bus-ID: 04:00.0
           chip-ID: 1002:15d8 class-ID: 0300
           Device-2: Lite-On HP Wide Vision HD Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 3-1:2 chip-ID: 04ca:709d
           class-ID: 0e02
           Display: x11 server: X.Org driver: loaded: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa alternate: ati display-ID: :0
           screens: 1
           Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 508x285mm (20.0x11.2") s-diag: 582mm (22.9")
           Monitor-1: eDP-1 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 166 size: 293x165mm (11.5x6.5") diag: 336mm (13.2")
           Message: Unable to show advanced data. Required tool glxinfo missing.
Audio:     Device-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Raven/Raven2/Fenghuang HDMI/DP Audio vendor: Hewlett-Packard
           driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 04:00.1 chip-ID: 1002:15de class-ID: 0403
           Device-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Raven/Raven2/FireFlight/Renoir Audio Processor vendor: Hewlett-Packard
           driver: snd_pci_acp3x v: kernel alternate: snd_rn_pci_acp3x,snd_pci_acp5x bus-ID: 04:00.5 chip-ID: 1022:15e2
           class-ID: 0480
           Device-3: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 17h HD Audio vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
           bus-ID: 04:00.6 chip-ID: 1022:15e3 class-ID: 0403
           Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.15.4-arch1-1 running: yes
           Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.19 running: no
           Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: yes
           Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.40 running: no
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8822BE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi adapter vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: rtw_8822be v: N/A
           modules: rtw88_8822be port: f000 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:b822 class-ID: 0280
           IF: wlo1 state: up mac: 40:23:43:82:63:bf
Bluetooth: Device-1: Realtek Realtek Bluetooth 4.2 Adapter type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 bus-ID: 3-2:3 chip-ID: 0bda:b00b
           class-ID: e001 serial: 00e04c000001
           Report: rfkill ID: hci0 rfk-id: 1 state: down bt-service: not found rfk-block: hardware: no software: no
           address: see --recommends
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 476.94 GiB used: 21.58 GiB (4.5%)
           SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Intel model: SSDPEKNW512G8H size: 476.94 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B
           logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: BTNH94200JQV512A rev: HPS0 temp: 32.9 C scheme: GPT
Partition: ID-1: / raw-size: 115.11 GiB size: 115.11 GiB (100.00%) used: 6.05 GiB (5.3%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
           maj-min: 259:2
           ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 512 MiB size: 511 MiB (99.80%) used: 576 KiB (0.1%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1
           maj-min: 259:1
           ID-3: /home raw-size: 353.32 GiB size: 346.71 GiB (98.13%) used: 15.45 GiB (4.5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3
           maj-min: 259:3
           ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 115.11 GiB size: 115.11 GiB (100.00%) used: 6.05 GiB (5.3%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
           maj-min: 259:2
Swap:      Kernel: swappiness: 60 (default) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
           ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 8.01 GiB used: 88.8 MiB (1.1%) priority: -2 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p4 maj-min: 259:4
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 51.0 C mobo: 44.0 C gpu: amdgpu temp: 62.0 C
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:      Processes: 248 Uptime: 1h 56m wakeups: 2261 Memory: 5.73 GiB used: 2.71 GiB (47.2%) Init: systemd v: 249
           tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 11.1.0 Packages: pacman: 808 lib: 256 Shell: Bash v: 5.1.8
           running-in: xfce4-terminal inxi: 3.3.07
[marko@SoSmooth ~]$

Firstly, check whether you have the same issue on Ethernet to rule out a wifi-related issue.

If only the initial loading is slow then this could be due to DNS resolution or IPv6/IPv4 fallback. You could try a different DNS resolver (e.g. or and disabling IPv6 via Network Manager.

If this happens only on wifi then there’s an alternative driver on the AUR that might be worth trying:

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I can not check Ethernet, because I dont have it on my laptop xD only wifi
But yesterday on previous i3 installation, no issues also.

It started from today, after clean install…

About those link, is not it little old Last Updated: 2020-07-07 06:33

You should invest in an Ethernet dongle, and also check out the second and third parts of my post.

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It seems that is the issue. I disabled IPv6, and now it is opening faster (loading is faster). I am not sure why this happened, I never had to disable IPv6 :slight_smile:

Will see :slight_smile: