[Samba] (Repost to list) Copying large files xp pro -> Samba very slow

Me aragonx at dcsnow.com
Tue Mar 25 05:46:44 GMT 2003

> On Mon, 24 Mar 2003, James Richardson wrote:
> If there were to be a problem at or above the SMB layer then why are we
> not seeing lots of other complaints in this area? I have transferred
> over 30GB of data over 100BaseT at av average of over 10MBytes/sec with
> no burstiness at all. I have transferred this same data over 1000BaseT
> at just under 70Mbytes/sec average rate.

You got over 10MB/sec using Samba on a 100BT network?!  I find this rather
hard to believe.  I would love to hear more.  After extensive tests, the
best I've been able to do over 100BT (switched) is 7.5MB/sec using Samba. 
I've gotten 11MB/sec using FTP though...

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