[Samba] Samba performance problem due changing kernel (2.4.20 Linux kernel)

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue May 27 14:32:31 GMT 2003

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On Sun, 25 May 2003, Artem Daniliants wrote:

>  Hi everyone. I am running Gentoo on my server and samba 2.2.8a. Recently
> I changed kernel version from linux-2.4.19-gentoo-r10 to
> linux-2.4.20-wolk4.0s. And now I have performance issue with samba. Ok
> many of you will probably say that move to vanilla sources...well I ried
> it too and it didn't work. I have 100mb LAN and two computers (linux +
> Windows2000). Linux server shares directory with DivX files, client
> (windows2000) plays them via LAN. Before when I was running 2.4.19 kernel
> everything was fine, but now movies freezes and stops...I tried moving
> files between server and Windows and it's trerribly slow.

Grab mii-tool and check the duplex settings on the NIC.
My guess is that it is a link layer issue, not an application 
layer problem.  Also run ifconfig and verify that the framing 
error, collisions, etc... look normal for ethernet.

cheers, jerry
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