[nSLUG] Slow file transfer on my LAN

Rich budman85 at eastlink.ca
Fri Jan 2 17:11:55 AST 2009



odoepner wrote:
> Hi,
>
> File transfers in my home LAN never seem to be faster than 2MB/s.
>
> I saw this on a wired client (with an Nvidia Nforce network controller)
> and a wireless client (my laptop) using wireless/g.
>
> The file server is an Excito Bubba/2 (has a Gigabit NIC):
> http://www.excito.com/bubba/technical-specifications.html 
>
> The devices were connected via a Linksys WRTG 54GL router (v1.1) running the
> Linux based firmware DD-WRT v23 SP2 (09/15/06) std (see dd-wrt.com).
>
> The transer protocols tested were Samba and SCP.
>
> Any ideas how I could narrow down the problem?
>
>   

Have you tried other protocols?   FTP or NFS to see if its the network.

I think it might be Samba - SMB might be the bottleneck.



Rich



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