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Date:      Wed, 21 Feb 2007 14:41:29 -0300
From:      =?iso-8859-1?q?Jos=E9_Pablo_Fern=E1ndez?= <pablo.fernandez@rs.com.ar>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: PF slowing down file copies
Message-ID:  <200702211441.29405.pablo.fernandez@rs.com.ar>
In-Reply-To: <200702211039.51601.nvass@teledomenet.gr>
References:  <200702202021.55723.pablo.fernandez@rs.com.ar> <200702211039.51601.nvass@teledomenet.gr>

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On Wednesday 21 February 2007 05:39, Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 February 2007 01:21, Jos=E9 Pablo Fern=E1ndez 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.

Where is/should the MTU be set?

> > This is using Secure CoPy.
>
> Do you mean scp(1)?

Yes.

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

When I disable PF I can't reach outside because that is what is in charge o=
f=20
NATing, but I can reach the other network, and the copy just works.

Thank you.
=2D-=20
Jos=E9 Pablo Fern=E1ndez
pablo.fernandez@rs.com.ar



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