windows explorer question

Murali Bashyam mbcoder at
Tue Jul 25 06:08:54 GMT 2006

Does anyone know why the windows explorer (XP client) uses large writes
(SMBwritex using 60 KB size), when uploading a file to a samba server and
small transfer sizes (SMBwritex using 4K bytes) against a windows 2003
server? The negotiate protocol step is similar between the 2 exchanges.


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