[Samba] Really bad Read performance
lawrence at the-penguin.otak.com
Sat Jan 25 17:29:01 GMT 2003
Noel Kelly [nkelly at citrusnetworks.net] wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Your is a common complaint on this list and typically it always seems to
> come back to network hardware problems rather than software.
> Run ifconfig on your interface and see if there are any errors listed. If
> you see none then i strongly recommend you swap the cable, NIC, switch/hub -
> very good chance this will take you closer to a solution than fiddling with
> Samba parameters which are best left on their defaults!
> It has happened to me a couple of times. When the network hardware is
> working properly you see great performance from a default Samba install.
> Good luck,
> NIC on both server and client is set to 100/FD.
I agree with the above it most probebly hardware related. 100/fd
can be problematic even with the best gear.
100/fd to a switch or a crossover cable?
If it's to a hub then there is our problem.
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