[Samba] Re: forcing XP clients to use CIFS
cybercorecentre at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 18:16:40 GMT 2007
Matt Seitz (matseitz) wrote:
> "Andrew Bartlett" <abartlet at samba.org> wrote in message
> news:<1188454373.22770.155.camel at naomi>...
>> On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 21:48 +0200, Jax wrote:
>>> I guess there is a registry value for it. As I noticed winxp try to
>>> smbfs first not cifs. In linux it's easier because you can choose
>>> you mount your shares.
>> smbfs v cifsvfs is a matter of two implementations of the protocol
>> client, that happen to exist in the Linux Kernel.
>> Windows XP only has one CIFS client, there is nothing to choose.
> Maybe Jax meant getting the Windows CIFS client to always use SMB Direct
> Host (TCP port 445), instead of using NetBIOS/TCP (TCP port 139)?
No I just thought there is a switch for it. Because in linux when I
mount a share with CIFS, I can use almost the whole link speed (100mbit)
when I copy files but when I mount the share with smbfs then its average
3-7mbit/sec and I experience the same on XP.
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