Samba slower than FTP?
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Sep 7 13:24:19 GMT 1999
Reed Speed.txt. However, my experience has been (and
others) that you get things order of magnitude difference
betwen FTP and CIFS due to the difference between the
Nick Dobrovolski wrote:
> ring. When I try to copy an 180 Mb file via FTP to local hard disk the
> transfer rate is 1014,16 Kb/sec. But while copying it from the samba
> share to the same location by means of explorer this speed becomes
> 867,26 Kb/sec. This shows me that use of ordinary ftp is 16,9 percents
> faster than copy via samba share. Can you provide me with any helpful
> advices on tuning samba server in order to speed the things up?
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
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