[CentOS] Fail Transfer of Large Files
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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