[Buildroot] dropbear & openssh transfers are limited to about 800k !?

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu Dec 11 10:13:06 UTC 2008

>>>>> "Andreas" == Andreas Kuehn <Andreas.Kuehn at gin.de> writes:

 Andreas> Hi!

 Andreas> I'm using buildroot revision 23203. After all seems to work
 Andreas> on my at91sam9263 based board, I figured out that scp
 Andreas> transferes not more than 800kByte in one file. This is not
 Andreas> acceptable and I tried openssh instead of dropbear. Still,
 Andreas> the maximum transferable file size is less than 800k.

Works here:

scp binutils-2.18.tar.bz2 root at
root at's password:
binutils-2.18.tar.bz2                         100%   14MB   2.0MB/s   00:07

 Andreas> Any idea where the limit is bound to?

Maybe you're running out of disk (flash/ramdisk) space?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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