[Samba] Re: Performance issues

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Oct 11 21:43:39 GMT 2005

On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 11:02:55AM -0700, Ryan Wright wrote:
> *sigh*, I tried the suggestions without any luck. Does anyone have any
> other ideas?
> Some more data that might be helpful: When the video freezes, it
> enters a "loop" - it will freeze for a few seconds, then play for a
> few seconds, freeze again, etc. If I pause playback for a couple of
> seconds and resume, it's normally fine from then on.
> Maybe this just isn't a Samba issue and I need to be looking
> elsewhere; but if I put the video files on a Windows share they play
> back fine.

You might want to try tweaking some of the TCP parameters. Steve French
has reported these can make quite a difference. Try :

use sendfile = yes
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=65536 SO_SNDBUF=65536

just for a quick test.


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