[Samba] Samba Gigabit very very slow?

Dexter Filmore Dexter.Filmore at gmx.de
Wed Mar 10 21:47:30 GMT 2004

That's because Realtek 8169 sucks royally. German readers might wanna check
test results in c't 4/2004. (or 3?)
8169 failed every test: thruput, stability, CPU usage.

On Sun, 29 Feb 2004 02:04:31 +0100
"Anders Norrbring" <anders at norrbring.biz> wrote:

> > Hi!
> > 
> > IŽm 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)

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