People using the HPN patch...

Damien Miller djm at
Fri Jul 29 08:08:32 EST 2005

Chris Rapier wrote:
> If anyone is using the HPN patch on a high performance link I was 
> wondering if you could take a moment to answer a quick question
> Are you seeing vastly different performance between scp throughput and 
> sftp throughput? On my test network (pittsburgh to chicago) I'm getting 
> 26MB/s with scp (arcfour) and only 6.4MB/s with sftp (arcfour). We just 
> started looking into this but it woudl be nice to know that its not just 
> some weirdness associated with our network.

Try playing with sftp's -B and -R options, you might be able to get
better performance on LFPs.


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