Re: Nasty ext2fs bug!

From: Justin Piszcz (jpiszcz@lucidpixels.com)
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 14:20:01 EST


The remote link is an un-utilized T3.
The downlink is a 3MBIT cable modem.

Ragnar Kj°rstad wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 11:48:56AM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > > Problem: The pget -n feature of lftp is very nice if you want to maximize
> > > your download bandwidth, however, if getting a large file, such
> > > as the one I am getting, once the file is successfully
> > > retrived, transferring it to another HDD or FTPing it to another
> > > computer is very slow (800KB-1600KB/s).
> >
> > I find it hard to believe that this would actually make a huge
> > difference, except in the case where the source is throttling bandwidth
> > on a per-connection basis. Either your network is saturated by the
> > transfer, or some point in between is saturated. I could be wrong, of
> > course, and it would be interesting to hear the reasoning behind the
> > speedup.
>
> If some link is saturated with 1000 connections, you will get 1% of the
> bandwith instead of 0.1% if you use 10 concurrent connections. right?
>
> --
> Ragnar Kj°rstad

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