very busy ftpd

Mikhail Teterin mi at
Wed Aug 10 05:04:32 GMT 2005

> > I just noticed, that uploading a file over a LANG (at around
> > 5.7Mb/s) resulted in around 25% CPU consumption by the ftpd.
> >
> > I think, that's unusual for a Pentium4 -- what is the process doing?
> Check the client does not use ascii mode when uploading (getc() vs
> read()).

That's quite possible, indeed. I wouldn't put it past some users --
some still use the ancient ftp-clients, which default to text-mode

Is there any way to disable this mode on the server, perhaps? Even
if it violates the protocol :-/



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