[svlug] slow file transfer between Linux and Solaris?

James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Wed Jan 21 18:20:25 PST 2009


On Thursday 15 January 2009 11:11:59 Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 07:43:30PM -0800, Mark Weisler wrote:
> 
> > I think Rick's suggestion was to turn autonegoiate _off_ and 
hard-code the 
> > speed to 10, 100 or whatever so there is no negotiation. I remember 
(from 
> > about eight years ago now) dozens of instances where autonegotiation 
was a 
> > problem.
> 
> I haven't seen negotiation problems with anything manufactured after
> 2001.
> 
> BTW, if you wire down the speed or duplex, you have to wire down 
*both*.
> 
> As for the OP's problem, there's too little information to diagnose
> it. Ping with small packets? Ping with big packetes? netstat -i
> output? weird tcp options problem? etc etc.
> 
> -- greg

Greg,

   Just for the record I've had the problem as recently as last June 
with some Cisco Firewalls, and switches., when the talk to something 
that is NOT Cisco. (Juniper, Linksys, etc etc)

James




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