|Subject:||Re: Slow file sharing performance|
|From:||James Knott <james.knott,AT,rogers,DOT,com>|
|Date:||Sun, 31 Aug 2003 20:38:58 -0400|
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James Knott wrote:
One computer is a 1.113 GHz PIII, the other is an Athlon XP 1700. I'd suspect both ends have sufficient horsepower. Also, when watching the data lights flash, it's apparent that the data transfer stops entirely for quite a while. I would expect transfers to be slower due to the dial up connection, but not stopped. The vastly slower dialup connection would rule out the asymetrical cable modem speeds as a cause of the problem. As I mentioned, it only happens in the one direction.
The firewall is a 166 MHz Pentium and is running about 99% idle. Also,
does the firewall run cipe? or is it the big machines?