[Samba] Samba Speed versus Netatalk from OS X
morgan at orst.edu
Sun Oct 16 00:26:02 GMT 2005
On Sat, 15 Oct 2005 AndyLiebman at aol.com wrote:
> Does anyone know why, when transferring data via Gigabit Ethernet from OS X
> to Linux (or vice versa), you get about 50-60 MB/sec with Samba 3.0.X (all
> versions I've tried, the rate depending on whether you use Jumbo Frames) but
> you get about 105-110 MB/sec with Apple File Sharing Protocol and Netatalk
> 2.03? Is there any inherent reason why Samba goes at about half the speed?
> By the way, I'm talking about connecting with OS X (10.4.2 -- Tiger)'s
> native SMB/CIFS client.
This has been my experience with OS X clients against Netatalk and Samba.
I think it is a fault in the OS X smb client.
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