Bandwidth Problems with Freebsd 5.x

Glenn Dawson glenn at
Sat Feb 18 07:06:29 PST 2006

At 06:42 AM 2/18/2006, ptitoliv wrote:
>Hello everybody,
>I am writing here because I have a problem with network on freebsd 5.3
>and 5.4. The machines are pluged in a 100 Mbit/s with via rhine network
>cards. On this same LAN  I have a Debian Sarge computer. When I try to
>transferts big files beetween the FreeBSD and the Debian, I see that I
>have an assymetric bandwith :
> >From Debian to BSD : No problem. The bandwitdh is OK : About 8 MBytes/s
>which is normal for a LAN I guess.
> >From BSD to Debian : The bandwidth is quite awful => Beetween 300
>KBytes/s to 1Mbyte/s.

What are you using to transfer the files? ftp, scp, nfs, something else?


>Network have been changed and the problem is still the same. So I
>thought it was a network problem. Then I installed an other FreeBSD on a
>different computer and plugged it in a completely different network and
>the problem is still here. That's why I think there is a thing to
>configure on the BSD system but I don't know why.
>That's why I am looking here for someone who knows this problem and who
>will be able to help me.
>Thank you for your answers
>Best Regards,
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