Very bad performance when copying large files from windows to samba-share
tyve at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 16 00:15:02 GMT 2002
An easier way to find the bootleneek...
Start top or/and iostat on the samba box.
Start copying a file that are successfull.
Check if the file is growing in the same rate as it is supposed to on the
samba box (ls -l).
If it takes the full size before the copy starts it uses Strict Allocate.
Using top and iostat you should be able to determine what resources you are
You say that it's a 30 second timeout. Maybe you could change it. I guess
it's something on the win98 box. Maybe someone else could help here? This
could be a workaround until the problem is solved.
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