[Samba] Slow Windows XP shared browsing.

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Aug 12 18:13:26 GMT 2003

On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Matthew Scarrow wrote:

> I've got this problem on xp machines where when you are trying to browse a
> shared drive it takes a realy long time to view it but once you have
> connected your off and running. Is there a way I can get this to speed up.
> People are complaining that there system is freezing when the try and browse
> the shared folder. They just don't give it enough time to get connected.
> Anyone got an answer for this. I've tried updating to the latest version of
> samba but that didn't fix the problem. Thanks for any help.

Configure WINS correctly! Refer
http://samba.org/~jht/NT4migration/Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf chapter 10.

- John T.

> Matthew Scarrow
> ComIT Solutions Inc.
> www.comit.ca
> Paris: 519-442-0100
> Brantford: 519-750-0933

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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