[Samba] Samba Gigabit very very slow?

Anders Norrbring anders at norrbring.biz
Sun Feb 29 01:04:31 GMT 2004

> Hi!
> I´m having trubbles with the speed on my samba server,
> I just uppgraded to gigabit (Realtek 8169 NIC) at home when i copy stuff from the samba
> server i get around 5-6Mb/sec
> and if i use ftp to access the same file on the same server i get almost 30Mb/sec does
> anyone have a clue what causes this problem? When i used my old 3com 905c for the local
> net i got normal 100Mbit speed (around 10-12Mb/sec)
> My system:
> Debian Unstable
> Kernel 2.6.3
> Athlon XP 2200+
> 512Mb DDR
> 2x 120Gb hdd
> Realtek 8169 Gigabit NIC
> 3Com 905c 10/100Mbit

I don't have any clues, but I have the exact same problem. Also with a RTL8169 card. Same
effect, although on a SuSE box.

Anders Norrbring

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