Re: Slow WAN traffic to FreeBSD hosts but not to Linux hosts---

From: Paul Mather <>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 21:17:48 UTC
On Jan 30, 2023, at 8:38 PM, Peter <> wrote:
>> TL;DR: When working from home, I can max out my residential 200 Mbit
>> network connection when downloading from remote Linux hosts at but
>> only manage about 20% of my max residential connection speed when
>> downloading from remote FreeBSD
> I had a similar effect once, when downloading from my cloud site into
> my home network, which did happen only in specific conditions when
> routing things around a few more hops in the home network.
> After experimenting a while with the congestion stuff, it finally
> resolved quite differently: TSO offloading on the FreeBSD server in
> the cloud needed to be disabled.

At both your and Eugene Grosbein's suggestion I tried disabling this at the remote FreeBSD side but it didn't appear to have any discernible impact on speeds. (It is disabled at my home router end.)  Thanks for the suggestion.