[Samba] [Q] Why does it take so long for XP to logon?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sun May 18 20:04:49 GMT 2003


Have you used ethereal to capture the network traffic to find out what is
happening on yhe wire. This is where you would need to start since
anything short of facts would involve pure speculcation.

- John T.

On Sun, 18 May 2003, Maurice Volaski wrote:

> If I login to our Samba box (RedHat 7.1 + 2.4.20) under Windows 2K
> via Start->Run->share name, I get logged in almost immediately. It
> averages about 25 seconds under XP. This behavior has been true in
> various versions of Samba since I believe XP was available and is
> reproducible on every (several) Windows 2K/XP boxes I have tried.
> This is a workgroup environment with Samba acting as master browser.
> It doesn't matter whether the share is referenced as an IP address or
> NetBIOS name.
> Other keywords: login delay logon delay no response wait long delay
> Windows 2000 Windows XP

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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