Bandwidth problem... upload at 1MB/s, server sees 10MB/s
linux-5ZoueyuiTZhBDgjK7y7TUQ at public.gmane.org
Mon Nov 23 17:05:50 UTC 2009
Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 11:42:41AM -0500, Madison Kelly wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've got a weird problem on my server... When I upload to it from my
>> workstation, I get about 1MB/s up. However, if I watch the server, it's
>> seeing 10MB/s... As soon as I stop my upload, the bandwidth on the
>> server drops to nearly nothing, so I know it's not being caused by other
>> For example, from my laptop I see:
>> digimer at lework:~/dvd_rip$ scp erin_vol1.avi ERIN_VOL1.iso
>> root-5ZoueyuiTZhBDgjK7y7TUQ at public.gmane.org:/backups/iso/tjls/
>> erin_vol1.avi 67% 382MB 1.0MB/s 02:59 ETA
> So 1.0MB/s (mega bytes per second).
>> And on the server I see:
>> Interface Received Sent Total
>> Kbps Kbps Kbps
> Does Kbps by any chance mean kilo bits per second?
>> eth0 9761.36 231.84 9993.12
>> lo 120.88 120.88 241.68
>> All 9882.24 352.72 10234.80
>> Press 'q' to quit... Elapsed time: 0 hrs, 7 mins, 18 s
>> It's Debian 5 stable, and the links between are:
>> Laptop -> wireless -> switch -> main switch -> server
>> This should support much higher speeds, and I've gotten a full 10MB/s
>> in the past.
>> Thanks for any help or clues!
> Are you expecting 10 megabytes or megabits per second?
That's a darn fine, and obvious, question that I did not think to ask
myself. I can't check just now, but I will in a few minutes.
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