Re: Raspberry Pi 3B and pitiful network speeds

From: Karl Denninger <>
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:48:35 UTC
On 6/20/2021 09:45, Denis Ovsienko wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:10:34 +1000
> MJ <> wrote:
>> The problem is the network speed is barely hitting 9 Mb/s. This is
>> either using FTP or Samba.
>> I have previously been running Devuan/Linux and it consistently gets
>> 18.5 MB/s using FTP or Samba.
> In case you need another reference point, my RPI3B (revision A22082)
> sustains at about 50Mbit/s downloading from LAN over SFTP when it runs
> NetBSD 9.2.

The Pi2 and 3 both run Ethernet through the USB controller, which 
significantly impacts performance.  IMHO it simply isn't capable of 
being a high-performance network device due to architectural considerations.

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