[Samba] Slooooow Samba problem
david at DB7654321.dyndns.org
Sun Oct 5 19:38:46 GMT 2003
On Sun, 2003-10-05 at 11:02, Charles Forelle wrote:
> The laptop is connecting to a Netgear router wirelessly. My wireless monitor
> indicates that the connection is established at 11 Mbit/sec. The Linux
> machine is plugged into that router with a 100 base T ethernet card. The
> LEDs on both the router and the card indicate that the connection is
> establed at 100 Mbps. That should mean I should get transfer rates something
> like 5 or 10 times higher than what I'm seeing, right?
I think you're getting confused between bits and bytes... An 11Mbit
connection (like 802.11b in ideal conditions) will max out at about
600-700KB/s. 200KB/s is certainly low, but, not if there's some type of
interference. I get 400-500KB/s over 802.11b, tunneled over a FreeSWan
IPSec interface. It would be best to try some other benchmarks before
settling the problem on Samba. How fast does an ftp transfer go?
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