[Samba] Performance of samba in linux vs windows

Holger Krull holger.krull at gmx.de
Fri Oct 1 06:56:22 GMT 2004

> For windows I'm low-tech: stopwatch plus drag-n-drop of a large file (any
> recommendations on a 'simple' windows program that will tell you how long it
> took to copy a file, or even calc the BW for you?)

timethis from the windows resource kit

>   - why would I be getting half the performance via nfs vs smb?  Is there a
> lot more overhead with smb vs nfs?

Give your smb.conf for comparison

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