[Samba] performance problems

vincent blondel vincent.blondel at chello.be
Mon Apr 22 11:47:02 GMT 2002

Ok , You are right. I didn't see I have IRQ conflits on my linux server.
This is all ok now.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Van Sickler, Jim" <vansickj-eodc at Kaman.com>
To: "'vincent blondel'" <vincent.blondel at chello.be>; "Samba ( List )"
<samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2002 8:55 PM
Subject: RE: [Samba] performance problems

> Sounds like you have network problems;  I'd run a cable tester on
> the 100Base-TX connections to the switch/hub to see what they
> look like.
> 100Base-TX full-duplex doesn't do as much in the way of packet
> validation as 10Base-T half-duplex.  If you're using the same
> Cat-5 lines for the old 10Base-T and 100Base-TX, they may
> have been fine at the slower speed, but corrupting
> the data at the higher speed.
> Try running a ping test to another wkstn on the network
> to see if you get a bunch of bad packets-that might
> highlight which one (or both) of the nics has a bad line.
> Jim
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vincent blondel [mailto:vincent.blondel at chello.be]
> Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2002 1:54 AM
> To: Samba ( List )
> Subject: [Samba] performance problems
> Hi,
> I am trying to set up share folders on my linux slackware 8 with samba
> 2.2.0a. I was using two ethernet cards in 10 mb/s with the following
> configuration and I had no problem.
> But now, I am using two ethernet cards with 100mb/s connection and I get a
> lot of problems.
> I have well read/write access on my share folders ...
> I can well copy files from my linux server to my windows workstation ...
> but I have lot of problems by copying files from my windows workstation to
> my linux server.
> I always get buffers problems, "connection lost" problems. When I copy one
> little file, there is no problem and when I copy lot of files, problems
> coming up. I tried to put in my config file "socket options = TCP_NODELAY"
> but it doesn't change anything.
> [global]
> workgroup = TEST
> encrypt passwords = yes
> [vincent]
> path = /home/vincent
> read only = no
> guest ok = yes
> Thanks for your help
> Vincent.

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