Can I set priorities for file transfers

RW list-freebsd-2004 at
Wed Jan 19 05:50:10 PST 2005

On Tuesday 18 January 2005 14:23, Brian John wrote:
> Hello,
> I have (I think) kind of a unique question.  I leave my home computer on
> all day and transfer and share files via a P2P application.  However,
> sometimes I like to ssh in from work and transfer files between my work PC
> and my home PC via scp.  Right now it is really slow because it is
> transferring so much with the P2P apps, that it uses up all of my
> bandwidth.  Is there any way that I can put a priority on this so that it
> gives me the majority of my bandwidth when I want to use scp?

It's difficult to prioritizes between incoming packets, so if you are 
uploading via scp, it might be best to use ssh to turn-off p2p while you do 
the file transfer.

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