Very bad performance when copying large files from windows to samba-share

Lars Heineken Lars.Heineken at
Wed Jul 3 05:41:02 GMT 2002

Maybe someone could take a look at this ?

On Tue, 25 Jun 2002 22:13:34 +0200
Lars Heineken <Lars.Heineken at> wrote:

> Let me summarize what we have:
> -Win98 doing a write request to the last byte of the file to be copied
> -My machine creates a tempfile of that size and if that takes too long  we get a timeout
> -> My questions: What is samba doing if strict allocate is set to "no", is it ignoring the write request ?
>                  Does it pass the write request on to the system, and the kernel creates the tempfile ?
> 		 What can I do to check who's fault the creation of the tempfile is ?

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