[Samba] Nagging performance issues with Vista
ryanneufeld at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 21:44:52 GMT 2007
Could you post the change any way? I am running a mixed client shop here;
Linux file server, windows xp/vista clients
On 6/22/07, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 10:30:18PM +0100, Alex Crow wrote:
> > >
> > > Ah - the readahead issue. Try using 3.0.25 with the vfs readahead
> > > module.
> > >
> > > Jeremy.
> > Jeremy, Andrew
> > I think from the context that Andrew has already tried that - at work we
> have decided that Vista simply isn't worth the hassle now.
> > We can't even manage to get Vista on a new laptop to get an IP address
> from DHCP, never mind connect to our Samba DC!
> > Everything else can get an IP (3com and Cisco switches, Mitel IP phones,
> XP, Solaris, *BSD, etc). Something is fundamentally broken in Vista's
> network stack IMHO.
> Was the server Linux based ? The readahead module improved
> the Vista problem on Linux according to my tests, but one of
> our OEM's made some kernel changes to their version of Linux
> to help the problem more. I can post the change if needed.
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