W95 speed issue

Robert Schratzer rs at tulpe.net
Mon Sep 13 09:23:14 GMT 1999

It will not help us very much. But I just want to let you know that I
just encountered the same problem here.
If you received any solution to the problem I would appreciate it very
much if you would forward it to me.

- robert -

Edward Schernau wrote:
> Hello all, I've got a W95 box connected via crossover to a 2.2.12
> RH 6.0 linux box, running 2.0.3 samba.
> Writes to samba from Win explorer are around 450 K/sec.
> Reads from samba to Windows using Explorer are around 8 K/sec.
> Using the smb version of tcpdump, I see between a .200 and .220
> second lag between packets.  smbd is nowhere near the top of my
> "top" list output in linux.
> Is there a hack to avoid this?  What can I do to Win95 to speed
> this up?  FTP from the linux machine is also slow, but NFS is
> less slow (150 K/sec).  Ftp from the linux server to the same
> Windows95, booted into Linux, give me 750 K/sec.
> So it's W95.  Any ideas?
> Ed

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