Samba performance compared to Windows 98
tom at syroidmanor.com
Tue Oct 31 16:16:59 GMT 2000
Do you have "socket options = TCP_NODELAY" in your [global] section?
Hard to troubleshoot without a snapshot of your current smb.conf [global]
--On Tuesday, October 31, 2000 10:40 AM -0500 Kim Payne
<kpayne at cirvisinc.com> wrote:
> I have a small network with 12-15 users. In an effort to start migrating
> to a client/server architechure instead of a peer-to-peer, I have removed
> Windows 98 from a Intel PII 600 mhz / 512 MB SDRAM / 3Com FastEtherlink
> NIC and installed Linux 2.2.17. I configured Samba to share files to our
> Windows 98 clients.
> The write performance of Samba seems to be much slower (on the order of
> 200% slower) than Windows 98 on the same hardware. I have read the
> documentation on the options to improve performance listed in Using Samba
> and in the docs directory. I am unable to find an option to bring the
> performance on par with Windows 98 when opening Microsoft Access databases
> from the shared drive.
> Does anyone know of an option I can change or have any other pointers I
> can use to try to improve the performance? Thanks for any help you can
> Kim Payne
> CiRViS, Inc.
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