I've noticed this on a few machines running 5.0.5/6 : transferring
over the network is abysmally slow. I've tried rcps, ftps, nfs, rsync
and paired netcats. Paired netcats were the fastest and managed a rate
of about 2.77Mb/minute over a 100MB/s network, both plugged into the
I've always transferred to a Red Hat box, varying from 7.2 through to 9.
When I tried ftp I put both machines on their own 10/100 switch with
no other machines connected. I noticed that I would get half a second's
activity and then 5 odd seconds of nothing. Ftp transferred ...