ethernet rate limiting??

Dmitry Alyabyev dimitry at
Tue Jul 13 00:47:58 PDT 2004

On Tuesday 13 July 2004 06:07, Joe wrote:
> Hi
>  Here goes for a first post.
> I run an mldonkey server under 4.10-STABLE (though I noticed the same
> behaviour under 4.8 and 4.9). It also runs samba and ssh2 all on a
> p2-333.
> Generally what happens is I download files to this fbsd server and
> share them to my other pc via samba. When first rebooted this
> works fine with full ethernet copy speeds.
> After a while copying files from the fbsd box to the pc rate limits
> to 40k (via smb/ftp/ssh2 whichever) over the ethernet lan. This is on
> 100mbit cards I've tried different cables/cards/switches etc with no luck.
> I'm guessing there is some memory/network/file descriptor limit I'm
> hitting and I've no idea how to extend it or clear it.

i think the problem is wrong duplex negotiation
try to set it manually on switch port and ethernet card


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