[Samba] Poor linux client performance (comparing to XP)
Bostjan Skufca at domenca.com
bostjan.skufca at domenca.com
Mon Oct 4 14:48:20 GMT 2004
Is there any patch (official/unofficial) available to fix this issue?
On Monday 04 of October 2004 15:46, Holger Krull wrote:
> Bostjan Skufca @ domenca.com schrieb:
> > When using 1 client, it is 95% idle, when using 2 clients it is 85% idle.
> > When using 2 clients the throughput roughly doubled (from ~4MB/s to
> > ~8MB/s)
> >>Is anyone familiar with this issue?
> Yes, this has been observed a lot.
> It's as far as i know based on smb packet size.
> smbfs will only use 4096 Bytes in one smb packet, whereas a windows
> client will use much larger packets, up to 60K). (Take ethreal to look
> at it)
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