Subject: Re: ftp now supports transfer rate throttling
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Brian C. Grayson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/01/1999 23:35:28
On Tue, Jun 29, 1999 at 10:34:31PM +1000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> lukem@karybdis 5> ./obj.i386/ftp -T get,5k,2k karybdis:biggun
> Get xfer rate throttle: on; maximum: 5120; increment 2048.
> 150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for 'biggun' (65536000 bytes).
> 0% | | 20480 5.01 KB/s 3:32:41 ETA^C
> if, on the above session, we do kill -USR1 on the ftp process, the
> rate will jump to 7k/s (5k/s + 2k/s):
I was going to say "what about decreasing the rate via USR2",
when I UTSL'd, so I figure Luke forgot to mention:
If you want to _reduce_ the rate, send ftp one or more USR2 signals.