[Samba] Odd, slow Windows XP client download behavior

Chris hsvchris at gmx.de
Sun Jan 6 02:12:02 GMT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rune Tønnesen 
> With Realteks networkscard there have been reported problems, with use
> of the driver provided by microsoft update.
> You might improve your networkspeed on your XP computer be using the
> driver provided by the manufacturer of your NIC.

My XP machine uses the onboard Marvell Yukon 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet
Controller with driver version, provided by Marvell, which is the
latest I know of. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Baitis
> When you browse the Samba shares, is this fast, or does it take some
> time for the shares to open in explorer?

Browsing is fast, there is no noticeable difference between the Vista
machine and my XP client. There's also no noticeable difference in browsing
speed between having oplocks turned on/off .

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