Slow response in Windows Explorer Window

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Oct 17 07:50:18 GMT 2001

On Tue, 16 Oct 2001, Brentnell, Greg ISC wrote:

> When I do an NT map to the drive share, and then browse it with windows
> explorer, it takes around 20 to 30 seconds to show the information in the
> This directory has over 13,000 files, with the smallest being 43K and the
> largest being 4M.  The average is around 150Kb.

That's why.  Remember that smbd has to generate 8.3 filenames
and perform case insensitive matching.

Any chance of reorganizing your directory structure?

cheers, jerry
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