[Samba] Saving files with MS Word to samba3 server is very slow!

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Dec 2 18:31:07 GMT 2005

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 09:39:10AM +0100, Andreas Haumer wrote:
> Here you can see the "receive_message_or_smb: select with timeout of [0.949586]"
> message. The whole pattern repeats 19 times when saving an empty Word file.
> If I set "share modes = no" for the smaba share in question, saving the
> Word file is completed almost instantly! But this is IMHO not a real solution
> as I think we can not live without this feature.
> Does this ring a bell? Anyone?

You're getting share mode violations - thus the opens are being deferred
for 1 second (as CIFS requires). What exact client version, what exact
version of Word are you using ?


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