Windows 2000 - MS word updates slow to samba
davecb at canada.sun.com
Tue Aug 21 12:29:43 GMT 2001
Mike Fitzpatrick wrote:
> The MS Word document is NFS mounted from a Sun Server onto the Sun
> running Samba.
Erk: this can be a contributor to latency; try
copying one of the files to a local disk and
see if the problem goes away or is significantly
> When I truss on the smbd process during the user key-strokes, it appears
> the client is retrieving several portions of the file because I see repeating
> send, poll, read, read, llseek, read system calls. These system calls repeat
> numerous times.
Hmmn: try truss -D -v read,llseek,send,poll
where -D adds timestamps, and the -v option
makes it verbose about the calls listed.
> Has anyone experienced this problem and do you have any suggestions
> to correct it?
I use a nfs->smb scheme at work, and see something
like a 60% performance hit.
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