[CentOS] Fail Transfer of Large Files

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 09:24:01 EST 2010


On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 4:16 PM, Michael D. Berger
<m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On my intranet, I sometimes transfer large files, about 4G,
> to an CentOS old box that I use for a web server.  I transfer
> with ftp or sftp.  Usually, before the file is complete, the
> transfer "stalls".  At that point, ping from the destination box
> to the router fails.  I then deactivate the net interface on the
> destination box and then activate it.  Ping is then successful,
> and the transfer is completed.  The transferred file is correct,
> as verified with sha1sum.
>
> All connections are via cat6 wire.
>
> So what do you think?  Should I try changing the net card?
> Any tests to run? Any other suggestions?
>
It could be buffering the transfer then writing it.  I notice this on
a small xen image I use as a file server.


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