[Samba] xp clients + home directories are SLOOOW

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Sep 16 06:14:30 GMT 2003


Poor show on my part to reply twice, but I should also have reminded you
to turn off the WebClient. That also can destroy network browsing.

- John T.

On Mon, 15 Sep 2003, Miles Bintz wrote:

> I'm also experiencing this problem.
> I'm running Samba version 2.2.7 with the "security rollup fix" (redhat 8
> update) on kernel 2.4.20.  The load average on this machine is nil.  These
> machines are all running over 100 mb (5 computers on a linksys switch).
> I've disabled roaming profiles on WinXP in an attempt to correct the problem
> but it didn't seem to help.  Based on the "network performance" monitor in
> XP, no data is being exchanged during the lag periods.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> Thanks!
> -Miles

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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