[Samba] Samba Client with Windows XP share slow performance

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jun 19 19:29:41 GMT 2007

On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 03:22:34PM -0400, aragonx at dcsnow.com wrote:
> I'm getting awful performance when trying to write to our new NAS and/or a
> Windows XP share.  In short, I'm getting just under 1/2 the speed that I
> can get if I mount a Linux share on the Windows box and send the files
> that way.  Here are the test results:
> >From XP to Linux via FTP 47MB/sec
> >From XP to Linux via SAMBA 40MB/sec
> >From Linux to XP via CIFS 21MB/sec
> Now, this is much better than the performance I am getting from our SuSE
> 9.3 stock servers using the 2.6.5 kernel.  This can only get about
> 10MB/sec.  We have tried many different socket options with little to show
> for the effort.7

More details on the Linux mount please ?


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