Very Slow FTP Uploads

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Mon Mar 28 09:28:08 PST 2005

On Mar 28, 2005, at 12:23 PM, Dixit, Viraj wrote:
> Looking in to a solution why my FTP uploads are so slow on Free BSD 
> 5.3 version. Downloads are very fast but uploads are excruciatingly 
> slow. My BSD system is on autoselect option as my port on the network 
> switch. I have also tried various options like setting the network 
> switch and the BSD OS to 100 Fdx, still no better. I do have raid 5 
> drives, is there an option to improve FTP on OS by some miraculous BSD 
> commands. Thanks!!

Path MTU problem?  Try doing an "ifconfig en0 mtu 1400", where you 
replace en0 with the name of your NIC, and see whether that helps....


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