Speed problem - smbclient doesn't send duplicate ACKs in case of pacekt loss

David Collier-Brown davec-b at rogers.com
Mon Jan 3 19:19:40 GMT 2005

Christopher R. Hertel wrote:

>> That sounds genuinely odd!  Samba proper doesn't work at that low
>>a level, and you already tested with netperf, so I suspect it's
>>an interaction between Samba and the OS, possibly down at the
>>netbios/netbuei level...
> Samba in general and smbclient in particular don't have a netbios/netbeui
> level.  All of the NBT mapping is done as the packets are built.  This is
> done in user space, before handing them to the socket for transport.
Understood: I meant the interaction was with the code that pretended
to be NBT. 

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