I think MS just did us (and themselves) a disservice.

Richard Sharpe sharpe at ns.aus.com
Wed Jan 10 23:30:41 GMT 2001

At 04:44 PM 1/10/01 -0600, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
>> This is suboptimal, though, because if server, and user and workgroup are
>> the same, we should be able to put the new share request down the same TCP
>> connection, but if user is different, then we will automatically create a
>> new connection.
>In the case where Samba is the server, would reusing the existing
>connection reduce the number of spawned smbd daemons?

Ummm, yes, and it will probably reduce resource consumption on Windows as
well, as I suspect they spawn a new thread for each TCP connection.

>In any case, it sounds like a worth-while optimization.
>Chris -)-----
>Christopher R. Hertel -)-----                   University of Minnesota
>crh at nts.umn.edu              Networking and Telecommunications Services
>    Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them
>    with your hands...you choose them as your guides, and following
>    them you will reach your destiny.  --Carl Schultz

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
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