[Samba] Samba extremely slow on XP
malcolm at malcolm-agnew.de
Mon Oct 17 21:09:17 GMT 2005
On Monday 17 October 2005 15:16, Felipe Augusto van de Wiel wrote:
> malcolm escreveu:
> > I have a linux machine (1.4GHz) which shares filesystems
> > to two Windows machines, (a) Windows 2000 (300MHz) and
> > (b) Windows XP (2.4GHz).
> > The XP machine, which should be faster, is about 10 times
> > slower than the 2000 machine.
> Hmmm... I know that the processor speed is really
> different (eight times faster), but there are other things
> that you should consider on this, NIC, RAM memory, network
> infra structure and specially configuration. =)
Yes but it's the machine which has a processor eight times faster that is six
times slower, i.e. 48 times slower than expected.
> > Anybody any ideas.
> > socket options = SO_KEEPALIVE IPTOS_LOWDELAY TCP_NODELAY
> What about add: "SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192" to
> socket options, in GNU/Linux systems it should bring better
> results to you. ;)
That makes perhaps a 3% improvement.
> Also came to my mind things like DNS and WINS, which
> should affect w2k and xp in different ways.
> Kind regards,
> // Felipe Augusto van de Wiel <felipe at paranacidade.org.br>
> // CTI/Suporte - SEDU/PARANACIDADE
> // http://www.paranacidade.org.br/
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