[Samba] Horrendously slow transfer speeds in FC3 is driving me crazy!!! Please help...

Michael J. Welch, Ph.D. mjwelchphd at ekgreaders.com
Mon May 16 18:14:52 GMT 2005

For what it is worth, I have a Windows XP Athlon 2600 machine with 1GB RAM and 
a 100MBit LAN over CAT5, and a SuSE Linux dual Pentium III 1GHz machine with 
1GB RAM running Samba 3.0.10. Actually, a very simple configuration.

I measured my transfer rate from the Linux box to the Windows box by copying a 
1.8GB file. The transfer speed was 8.85MB/Sec, or 80% of the 100MBit rating 
of the network.

A SCSI to EIDE ATA disk-to-disk transfer on the Linux box of the same file was 

-- Mike

Michael J. Welch, Ph.D.
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