[Samba] Samba Slow, and I have high Quality NICS
arinesmith at bigrivertelephone.com
Tue Feb 24 20:43:51 GMT 2004
fxp1: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
inet 192.168.69.24 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.69.255
inet6 fe80::2e0:81ff:fe20:ea29%fxp1 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x2
media: Ethernet 100baseTX <full-duplex>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Craig White [mailto:craigwhite at azapple.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2004 2:09 PM
> To: Anson Rinesmith
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba Slow, and I have high Quality NICS
> On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 12:13, Anson Rinesmith wrote:
> > I have SLOW file transfers across samba to my Windows Server 2000
> > I am using a built in 100bT Intel Pro NIC, I have tried the built in
> > NIC and a PCI 3com, all with the same results.
> > Using iperf, I get about 45-90Mb of bandwidth from my PC's to my samba
> > server.
> > I can pull it up by \\servername <file:///\\servername> or \\ipaddress
> > <file:///\\ipaddress> with out any issues. I can ping servername
> > successfully.
> > It is taking about 15 minutes to just pull across a 10mb file.
> > I've seen a lot of complaints about this on the web via "google" but no
> > seems to have conquered it.
> > Anyone have a fix for this? I would owe you a steak dinner.
> of course, you didn't say where...
> most of the time, this is caused by 100 baseT switch with 4 wire (2
> pair) cables - cat 3 cables on cat 5 connection. causes hell with
> what is output of ifconfig?
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