[Samba] RE: Samba running slow
idra at samba.org
Sun Jan 28 21:08:34 GMT 2007
On Sun, 2007-01-28 at 15:55 -0500, Salman Moghal wrote:
> I tried to fiddle around with ethtool but couldn't disable auto-negociation.
> Finally I disabled the onboard card and replaced it with an old LinkSys NIC.
> The problem went away. I am now using Linksys card that uses "tulip" kernel
> drivers (I was using before the upgrade and never had any problems). Also,
> I have removed all the tweaks for oplocks from smb.conf.. and I'm not seeing
> this problem. I'm still not sure what is the root cause:
> - kernel 2.6.19-1 driver "r8169" for Realtek RTL8111/8168B gigabit
> controller cards, or
> - samba not being able to work with the network driver?
Samba has no knowledge of drivers, it just uses the kernel interfaces.
If a network card does not work properly it is either an hardware
problem or a kernel driver problem.
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org
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