[Samba] SMBFS mounts slow across gigabit connection

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jan 2 03:59:56 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2004-12-31 at 02:34 -0500, Dyyryath wrote:
> I'm using Samba & smbfs to make directories on a Linux file server
> available across a switched Gigabit network. Unfortunately, when
> mounting the shares to another Linux system with smbfs, the performance
> is terrible.

> Does anybody have any idea why I'm seeing such a huge difference between
> the smbfs and smbclient numbers? Am I missing something obvious?

Have you tried the CIFS VFS instead?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at samba.org
Authentication Developer, Samba Team            http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net

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