Samba slow to Win98
davecb at canada.sun.com
Wed Jan 19 14:06:03 GMT 2000
Ian Leonard wrote:
> >> If I use smbmount and copy a 180k file, it transfers in about 0 seconds
> >> (including unmounting).
> >> If I use smbclient and 'put' the file, it takes 14 seconds. I have heard
> >> of an MTU problem but can't see any configuration options.
Ian then experimented with the buffer-size option of
smbclient, and got an interesting set of numbers, which
I plotted and am attaching as a .gif file.
I'm used to sudden dropoffs in performance due to
things like fragmentation/collisions on a busy net,
but this is way to big a change to suit my intuition:
I'm used to perfromance going from bad to horrid,
not excellent to unspeakable...
> I suppose it must be a 9x problem because NT doesn't do it.
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