Major network slowdown today... Samba the cause?

Gerry Kirk gerry at
Fri Mar 23 09:26:08 GMT 2001

At 22/03/2001 09:27 PM, David A. Mason wrote:
>It has always been my habit to set Win9x workstations' Browse Master setting
>(in the MS Sharing service) to "disable," in order to avoid such a thing.
>Even so, one station should not make the network excrutiatingly slow. There
>might be more going on.

It's not just one station that is becoming local master. Any Win9x machine 
on the network is now taking a turn at being local master, it seems.

I'll try turning that off on all the machines and see if that helps.


Information System Specialist,
Mennonite Central Committee

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