[Samba] Poor linux client performance (comparing to XP)
Bostjan Skufca at domenca.com
bostjan.skufca at domenca.com
Mon Oct 4 13:39:50 GMT 2004
XP is not problematic, linux is
On Monday 04 of October 2004 13:37, robert at ruegner.org wrote:
> Denis Vlasenko schrieb:
> >On Monday 04 October 2004 12:49, bostjan.skufca at domenca.com wrote:
> >>I haven't found anything useful googling around so I decided to ask here.
> >>I have a Linux server running Samba on 100Mbit/s ethernet. If I connect
> >> to it using WinXP, mount some share and download files from it it
> >> reaches about 9MB/s transfer rate. Using FTP gives even higher transfer
> >> rates.
> >>when I use linux to connect to (linux!) server, mount shares and download
> >>files then transfer speed reaches only about 3-4 MB/s. Using smbclient is
> >> a bit faster (0.5-1MB but not always). Using other linux workstations
> >> (faster machine) i could only boost transfer rate to 5.0-5.5MB/s.
> >>Server and workstation machines are using 2.4.27 and samba 2.2.12
> >>(slackware distro).
> >>Is anyone familiar with this issue?
> >You may want to dig more facts:
> >* is server CPU 100% loaded or not? Client CPU?
> >* does bandwidth increase if you download several large files
> > from same share in parallel?
> >You may use attached program to collect various statistics.
> >I compiled it with dietlibc.
> hi have you killed the so called web service on the xp client, this is
> highly recommended
> for better performance, read the samba faqs about this
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