[techtalk] really weird file transfer problem
Lighthouse Keeper in the Desert Sun
ccovingt at one-eyed-alien.net
Fri Nov 19 18:38:30 EST 1999
I think this may have bounced the first time I sent it.
On Nov 19, Lighthouse Keeper in the Desert Sun conjectured:
> Okay. So I got ppp working, and IP masquerading and ipchains all set up.
> So, I wanted to g*et a file from a remote computer where I have stuff
> stored. I ftp'ed (don't mention security, okay...) and got the file I
> wanted. The first time, it stalled after 600k. The second time, it
> stalled after 100k. (It was an 800k .gz) I finally got it the third try.
> I'm also running SETI at home. WHen I try to g*et a new block of data, it
> stalls after various intervals. Data blocks are about 341k. It has
> stalled after receiving the header. It has stalled after anywhere from 10
> to 300 K. Hanging up and dialing in anew doesn't help. And waiting a
> little while doesn't much either. This is a really annoying problem.
> Anyone know of a way to fix it? The only thing I can occasionally rely on
> to keep the data from stalling is to use other connections during
> transfer. ANd sometimes even that doesn't help.
> hoping not everyone has disappeared for the weekend.
Time does not betray a dream as long as the dream does not betray time.
-Leiji Matsumoto, _Eternal_
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