windows explorer question

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Jul 25 15:38:05 GMT 2006

On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 11:08:54PM -0700, Murali Bashyam wrote:
> 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.

What version of Samba ? What difference in performance
does the difference in write size cause ?


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