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Jun 19, 2011

I just noticed that files are transferring between my two computers at no more than 11.3Mb/s no matter what I do.

I regularly use sshfs to mount a drive on my main computer. But after noticing a dismal speed of 10Mb/s when copying a file, I thought maybe sshfs is slow. So I tried scp, and I'm getting 11.3Mb/s with scp. Using the blowfish cypher gave me no change to this, still exactly 11.3Mb/s.

I have a Gigabit network except for the cable, which is a 10meter, 100Mb/s cable.
I have a custom modified sysctl.conf file which I'll post here if needed.

Is there anything I can do about this pathetic speed ? Maybe a modification to my ssh config ? sysctl ? anything ?

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This part of my smb.conf file
Code:
# version at /usr/share/doc/packages/samba/examples/smb.conf.SUSE if the
# samba-doc package is installed.
# Date: 2009-10-27
[global]
log level = 1
debug level = 0
max log size = 50 .....

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