[Samba] speed and connection problems after samba upgrade - RH
5 -> RH 5.1, samba 3.0.23c -> 3.0.25b
goetz.reinicke at filmakademie.de
Sun Dec 23 12:32:01 GMT 2007
Laurent CARON schrieb:
> Götz Reinicke wrote:
>> recently we upgraded a central RHEL 5 fileserver to the latest RH EL 5.1
>> rpms, including samba. (samba-3.0.23c-2.el5.2 update to
>> Now some users have the problem, that opening a word or excel file saved
>> on a samba share takes up to 30 seconds. Today I could verify this on
>> the users desktop XP PC.
>> This problem occures only from time to time, so it may be also a problem
>> on the client side or the networkswitch, so I did a test download from
>> an ftp server (ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de) and I can download files with
>> up to 6MBytes(!) - that's o.k.
>> Copying files from the server (e.g. an 600MB iso) takes about 60 seconds
>> - that's also o.k.
>> But opening smal files on the server takes sometimes that long ...
>> My question is: Could it be, that the update includes some changes in
>> timeouts or locking funtions? Which options may I check? Or are there
>> some cachefiles to be checked?
>> The logfile has no obvious hints for me right now...
>> Thanks for any hints and tips!
>> Best regards
> Did you check duplex, speed and autoneg on the switch and on the nic ?
Not yet, but why should/could this be a problem after upgrading samba?
The problem is reported by about 15 users which hadn't any problem until
the update. As soon as I'm back to office I'll check this.
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