[Samba] file context menu takes for ever with 3.0.6, both sernetand suse

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Mon Sep 6 20:54:05 GMT 2004

>> I've tested SerNet's ans SuSE's versions of Samba 3.0.6
>> on a test member server. Joining domain, attaching share
>> all works but if I right-click a file, the context menu
>> takes for ever to pop up. If I select Properties, it
>> takes even longer until the dialog box appears.
> Are these XP clients?

I should have mentioned it.
No, the problem affects both XP and w2k
> Try setting "large readwrite = no" (be sure to restart the client on a new
> smbd or you won't know for sure) and see if that changes the behaviour.
> I have several systems with the same exact issues you describe. Changing
> that value helped me...I'm hoping Jeremy can help me understand why in an
> email I sent to samba-technical.

Thanks, Bill. I'll try both your suggestion and Jeremy's sendfile hint
first thing in the morning.

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