Still no solution after 5 months(!) - Transfer speed problems (oplocks?) with Samba 2.0.7 and Win2K Pro

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at
Wed Dec 20 23:20:02 GMT 2000

On Wed, 20 Dec 2000, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 10:50:24AM +0900, Kenichi Okuyama wrote:
> >
> > You seems to know a lot about system, at least enough to understand
> > how to create 2.4.0-test12 kernels. Then, why don't you try using *BSD?
> >
> > At least, as for Server perpose, I think *BSD works lot better than
> > Linux.

Personal opinion or real life benchmarks?

> This may even be true (although I stronly doubt it for smp
> systems), but there is a strong disincentive for working on
> BSD systems in that the license doesn't protect the code.
> NetApp are a prime example of a company that started with
> a *BSD based codebase and have contributed no fixes (to
> my knowledge) back to the BSD community. The Windows NT
> stack is also *BSD based originally - no return contributions.

Isn't it based on VMS code base?

> This is the "free rider" problem that is why many people prefer to
> work on Linux.

Well, not only.
People use Linux also becuse it is the most growing OS available, have
much more support than the others and many apps coming every day, and now
many big companies supporting it letting people believe it will be a lot
better than currently in the near future.

my 2 eurocents,

Simo Sorce - Integrazione Sistemi Unix/Windows - Politecnico di Milano
E-mail: simo.sorce at 02 2399 2425 - 02 2399 2451
Be happy, use Linux!

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