[Samba] [Q] Why does it take so long for XP to logon?
slu at firerun.net
Mon May 19 00:08:01 GMT 2003
Have you disabled the WebClient service on the WinXP machines? If the
WebClient is enabled it will first try to access a share using the
webdav protocol then it will try smb.
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
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