Slow write performance with Win 98 and Samba (fwd)
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Thu Jun 21 18:04:03 GMT 2001
> Actually, in my tests, I did see the problem with security=user.
Can you cat a TCPDump, Ethereal, or even NetMon capture and put it
somewhere I can get hold of it? Let me know if you want to send it via
E'mail and I'll send you another address.
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 12:44:38PM -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > > There is a way to work around the delayed tcp ack problem. Send a
> > > SMBkeepalive packet to the client whenever there is a short write to the
> > > server. It is not a pretty fix, but it makes Windows happy and solves
> > > this problem (this assumes you cannot turn off delayed ack on the OS).
> > We need to keep this in mind if the delayed-ack turns out to be the
> > entire problem. I believe that it is a major part of the problem, and
> > the Sun folk should get a lot of credit for helping out on this.
> > Still, I'm confused by the fact that security=user does not cause this
> > situation to occur.
> > Chris -)-----
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> > Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
> > crh at nts.umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
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> Scott Prather
> MCSE, MCP+I
> Software Engineer
> AIX PC Interoperability
> sprather at austin.ibm.com
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
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them you will reach your destiny. --Carl Schultz
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