How to debug 100x variance in writing the same file?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Fri Jan 21 19:42:04 GMT 2005

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 09:45:39PM -0800, John Gerth wrote:
>  The reason I say that about ethereal is that the traffic is very bursty and
>  I think I've pretty much eliminated an outright network problem since the
>  same WinXP client has no problems with a Win2k3 server.  This makes
>  me think that it's something on the Xserve which is just making it
>  go comatose for long periods.

It may be a specific problem between the Xserve and the switch.  Others 
have pointed out that any amount of packet loss can have a 
disproportionately large impact SMB responsiveness.

Chris -)-----

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