[Samba] extending files slow on FAT filesystems

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Sep 4 17:51:08 GMT 2006

On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 02:55:58PM +0200, Mattias Rönnblom wrote:
> Both strict and not strict allocation policy are painfully slow on
> Does anyone know if it's possible to turn off this "truncate-
> before-write" behavior in the Windows SMB client?

If "strict allocate = no" is slow, then it's a function of
the VFAT driver code, not Samba or the client. You'll have
to fix it there.


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