[Samba] Re: Horrendously slow transfer speeds in FC3 is drivi ng
mecrazy!!! Please help... - SOLVED!
Van Sickler, Jim
vansickj-eodc at kaman.com
Tue Jun 7 01:12:30 GMT 2005
Does SMB need Push bits acknowledged? I had a similar problem
with sloooow printing on OpenBSD, and had to set the AckOnPush parameter
to enabled. That cured the printing issue for me.
Just a thought...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Al [mailto:alsalooq at socal.rr.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 4:44 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Re: Horrendously slow transfer speeds in FC3
> is driving
> mecrazy!!! Please help... - SOLVED!
> Hi Peter,
> I am having a similar situation to what you have described in your
> post. Were you getting normal throughput from the NIC in
> question when
> using protocols other than SMB? For instance I can't copy a
> 90MB file
> from the samba server but I can download it via http in no time.
> peter wrote:
> >I finally got round to running the tests with other NICs,
> and I think I've
> >solved the problem!
> >With a 3c905B I get:
> >SMB - 7.2 MB/s (45% CPU usage)
> >FTP - 9.9 MB/s
> >And with a DEC 21140 based card I get:
> >SMB - 5.8 MB/s (36% CPU usage)
> >FTP - 7.5 MB/s
> >When compared to what I was getting (1.6 MB/s) with the NIC
> that comes with
> >the server (TLAN - NetIntelligent 10/100) it's a HUGE difference!!!
> >Now I think that it's just a question of tweaking the
> smb.conf file to get
> >the SMB rate closer to the FTP rate!
> >So it turns out that there is nothing wrong with FC3 or
> Samba 3, it was just
> >my old hardware! It's amazing what a DMA capable NIC can do
> for the overall
> >system performance.
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