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ftp transfer eats all my bandwidth

Every time I use Nautilus to connect (ftp with authentication) to a remote server and make an upload, it works but while the file is transfered from my machine to the remote server I have my upload bandwidth totally used (which I believe is the expected behavior) but downloading bandwidth is almost unused.

Here's come the annoying part: as a side effect my web navigation and any other incoming network traffic is incredibly slowed down. Loading a 100KB html page may take minutes.

Of course everything gets back to normality once the ftp upload ends. I already tried to re-nice (20) the ftp process to see if this will give a little more space/bandwidth to other processes (for example firefox) but it didn't work...

Any thoughts?

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ftp transfer eats all my bandwidth

Every time I use Nautilus in my fedora 16 to connect (ftp with authentication) to a remote server and make an upload, it works but while the file is transfered from my machine to the remote server I have my upload bandwidth totally used (which I believe is the expected behavior) but downloading bandwidth is almost unused.

Here's come the annoying part: as a side effect my web navigation and any other incoming network traffic is incredibly slowed down. Loading a 100KB html page may take minutes.

Of course everything gets back to normality once the ftp upload ends. I already tried to re-nice (20) the ftp process to see if this will give a little more space/bandwidth to other processes (for example firefox) but it didn't work...

Any thoughts?