win98 vs win95 with TCP/IP

John Lusk lusk at
Mon Oct 12 21:22:48 GMT 1998

"HN" == Hugh Nelson <hugh.nelson at> writes:

  HN> I have been disappointed that I can't use Linux+Samba as an 
  HN> alternative to a Win9x or NT server for our GP medical practice.
  HN> The software we need runs in win9x.
  HN> We crave stability.  But Linux+Samba is just much slower as a file 
  HN> server.

In addition to TCP_NODELAY, you should make sure you're using fast
share modes (locking via shared memory, I think).


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