[Samba] Poor linux client performance (comparing to XP)

julius julius.junghans at gmx.de
Tue Oct 5 16:37:09 GMT 2004

On Mon, 04 Oct 2004 19:19:09 +0200
Holger Krull <holger.krull at gmx.de> wrote:

> Bostjan Skufca @ domenca.com schrieb:
> > Is there any patch (official/unofficial) available to fix this issue?
> None that i know about. You could try using mount.cifs.

Arent there any changes needed for the samba server, just use other mount options?

> >>>>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
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