[TriLUG] MS Web Host drops connecions from Linux clients
glenn.hennessee at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 12:58:47 EST 2009
Barry Gaskins wrote:
> of stuff intended to figure out what browser / OS you are using and it
> does different stuff depending on what it thinks it found. Maybe it
> does not recognize the Linux system and tries to do something stupid
> that takes a long time to fail?
> turned off?
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Glenn Hennessee
> <glenn.hennessee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm not sure that's the problem. I used the User Agent Switcher addin for FF
>> to say I was IE 6 under win xp and it was still very slow to load.
>> Christopher L Merrill wrote:
>>> Lee Fickenscher wrote:
>>>> Could it be due to all the asp on their site?
>>> It is certainly not a problem that is inherent to ASP. Most likely,
>>> is looking at the User-Agent HTTP header and puking when it sees Linux.
>>> It could be at the firewall, the web server, or deep in their application.
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