[Samba] Copying between physical drives within samba mount -
drankin at cox-internet.com
Sun Dec 12 05:04:48 GMT 2004
> when I move files from /master/drive1 to /master/drive2 the copy process
> is very slow.
> why does samba send the whole file across the network and back? is there
> a way to avoid this?
why not rsync from /master/drive1 to /master/drive2?
David C. Rankin, J.D., P.E.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Panos Koutsoyannis" <panos at kamaradata.com>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2004 3:10 PM
Subject: [Samba] Copying between physical drives within samba mount -
> I have a situation with a linux box that has several drives mounted under
> say /master/drive1 and /master/drive2 ..etc.
> I mount /master on my windows machine or os x machine using samba.
> Here is my config
> red hat 9
> samba 3.0.x
> system drive = /
> data drive 1= /master/drive1
> data drive 2 = /master/drive2
> mounted system on pc under /master so I see on my pc drive1 folder and
> drive2 folder.
> Dragging from drive1 to drive2 seems to pass the whole file across the
> network from drive1 to drive2.
> If I create folders ... say /master/folder1 and /master/folder2. these
> folders are not seperate drives. Then movign files between them is
> lightening fast as expected.
> Hope someone can help.
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