Open Letter to the Samba Team

Juan Carlos Castro y Castro jcastro at
Mon Apr 26 18:35:03 GMT 1999

Hi people,

I've seen enough threads about performance to come to the conclusion
that the following things should be in the distributed smb.conf:

   socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_SNDBUF=8192 SO_RCVBUF=8192
   read prediction = yes
   debug level = 0	;yeah, explicit - the default seems not to be 0

Everybody that uses these reports enormous performance boosts (including
ME!). If this causes any kind of unstability in other systems,
./configure could use them only in systems in which tey work (Linux for

I say this because of those M$-paid "benchmarks" of Samba x NT.


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