[Samba] Network access speed.

Trey Nolen tnolen at internetpro.net
Tue Jul 16 06:29:14 GMT 2002

On Mon, 2002-07-15 at 16:16, Joel Hammer wrote:
> This issue of speed comes up a lot. I don't know the answer. Some claim
> its cheap NIC's, others that there is an authentication issue, and so on.
> What I never seen anybody do is run tcpdump and look at what the machines
> are saying to each other when things are slow.

We've had speed issues, too, but use "good" network cards and hardware.
Usually Intel or 3Com NICs and switches.  Maybe Samba is just slow...

Trey Nolen

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