[Samba] slow samba

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 15:46:23 GMT 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 10:08 AM, iLinux <justin at rtechguys.com> wrote:
> I have a samba version 3.024 server
That is an old version (3.0.30 is current) but it probably is not the problem.

> vary slow file transfer when copying file from one computer but copy from
> two or more at the same time speed is 10 times faster. You will be copying a
> 600MG file with one computer and it will say 80 minutes remaining. start
> copying a file from a nother computer and 10X faster ( 4 minutes remaining
> ). Also when copying file from server with linux client 2 minutes 6.5 to 7.0
> MBPS.  It looks like it has something to do with cash. i have "winbind cache
> time = 30" in my smb.config and "socket options = TCP_NODELAY
> SO_RCVBUF=16384 SO_SNDBUF=16384" no help. Thanks in advance for your help.
> --

Remove all socket options on 2.6 kernels these are not needed anymore
and actually can slow things down.


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