[Samba] Slow connection

Koenraad Lelong k.lelong at ace-electronics.be
Wed Apr 16 11:26:11 GMT 2003

Would a direct cable connection be a good test ? I could do that. I only
have one switch (DLink DES-1024R+) here, and the NIC is on board
(SiS900), and I don't have any spare 100M NICs at hand.
That "dump of network packets" how do you do this ? Ethereal ?

Noel Kelly wrote:
>>Do you have an explanation for that if the network link was misconfigured ?
> It can be that the interfaces are reporting that the link is ok and
> negotiated fine and there are no apparent errors.  However there might well
> be problems which you should not dismiss and unless you do a dump fo your
> network packets you will not see this.  My advice if you don't have the time
> to do this is to plug the Samba machine into a different switch/hub or try a
> different type of NIC (or even cable!).  It might seem unncecessary but
> invariably 99% of "Samba performance issues" stem from hardware and drivers.
> Noel
> .

Met vriendelijke groeten,
Koenraad Lelong
R&D Manager
ACE electronics n.v.

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