[Samba] Slow transfer between Win2k and Samba

David W. Chapman Jr. dwcjr at inethouston.net
Fri Jun 28 08:29:04 GMT 2002

On Fri, Jun 28, 2002 at 05:26:10PM +0200, Jolke Perelaer wrote:
> Well as placed before, I have a problem with Win2k and Samba. Transferring files under Win2k on the client to the Samba Server is extremely slow. I have about  kb/s upload....
> After searching at the web, nothing could help me, so I tried this mailing list. Of course where would be the guys that know a lot of Samba ;-)
> Secondly I thought maybe NTFS and Samba cannot communicate with each other. Because I have a Win98/win2k dual boot system, I tried the same under Win98. But (un)fortunately the results were good (500 kb/s). So it still could be a FAT/NTFS problem....
> I installed Win2k with a FAT32 filesystem... but that does not solve the problem either :-(
> So, finally I have this problem: transferring files under a Win2k client from/to a Samba server runs _very_ slow (18 kb/s). What could be the problem? Or better what could be a solution?
You could try turning oplocks off, and change settings with raw 
writes and raw reads.  Also see what you get with other protocols 
like FTP

David W. Chapman Jr.
dwcjr at inethouston.net	Raintree Network Services, Inc. <www.inethouston.net>
dwcjr at freebsd.org	FreeBSD Committer <www.FreeBSD.org>

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