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Date:      Wed, 21 Feb 2007 10:39:51 +0200
From:      Nikos Vassiliadis <nvass@teledomenet.gr>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: PF slowing down file copies
Message-ID:  <200702211039.51601.nvass@teledomenet.gr>
In-Reply-To: <200702202021.55723.pablo.fernandez@rs.com.ar>
References:  <200702202021.55723.pablo.fernandez@rs.com.ar>

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On Wednesday 21 February 2007 01:21, Josť Pablo FernŠndez wrote:
> My problem is that when I copy a file from one network to the other, the first 
> 128KB seems to be copied instantaneously, the second 128KB take more than two 
> minutes and I've seen the third 128KB being copied very rarely.

This might be an MTU problem. Is the MTU set to 1500 everywhere?
You can try using a smaller MTU - like 1400 - on two computers,
try a transfer and if that works, you'll have to check the
switches involved.

> This is using Secure CoPy.

Do you mean scp(1)?

Also, what's going on when you disable pf?

Nikos



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