Time to connect
Florian G. Pflug
fgp at fgp.priv.at
Fri Nov 27 14:11:26 GMT 1998
> I have a small problem that I haven't seen addressed in any of the
> forums (have searched the net to no avail!).
> I have a small 100 mbit network................using Samba 1.9.18p10
> on a Slack box as the PDC.
> When I initially look in the NN on any Win95,98 and NT boxes, the
> Samba box appears...................when I try to browse the Samba
> shares on the Samba box, there is a delay of approx 2 minutes
> before I am able to see the shares. Once the shares become visible,
> I can browse the shares and perform file operations through the share
> at lightning speed.
> The Question?
> What might I have set wrong that would cause the initial connect to
> be so slow?
> I am using unencrypted pw auth on all boxens..............have applied
> the registry hacks necessary to ensure no encryption.
I had near the same problem - but I had to wait approximatly 2 minutes every
time I opened a directory. The error was that my samba box had the same name
as the workgroup it was in.....
Hope this helps, Florian Pflug
More information about the samba