How to debug 100x variance in writing the same file?
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
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.
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