send performance of rl(4)

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sun Dec 14 06:45:46 PST 2008

> Transferring files from my desktop to my laptop with rsync (over a
> point-to-point netowork connection) is extremely slow, maxing out at
> around 50 kB/s and often dropping to 0. Both systems show hardly any
> activity. Is this normal for rsync running over a network? There is a


> rsync daemon running on the laptop. Network interface on the laptop is
> xl(4), the desktop is rl(4).

it may be problem with autoconfiguration of speed and half/full duplex.

try setting it manually on one or both sides.

it's unfortunately common

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