[Samba] Samba performance issue

rhubbell rhubbell at ihubbell.com
Tue Jan 6 18:41:55 GMT 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-06 at 19:20 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 09:35:39AM -0800, rhubbell wrote:
> > Why do cifs and smbfs not have this capability?  Is it too much work? Is
> > it due to differences in the purpose of each?
> It's fiddly work nobody has done yet.

fiddly = not hard work, but tedious and sort of annoying?

> > Is there a way to setup smbclient to act like a mount point acts? I'm
> > pretty sure the answer's "No." but I ask anyway.
> What do you mean by that? You want to slow down smbclient?

Ha, lol, no.  My question was probably ridiculous beyond comprehension.
Was asking if there was a way to make use of
smbclient to replace cifs or smbfs.

> > Is this definition correct?
> > 
> > Multiplex ID:
> > Used by the server to verify the file access permissions of groups where
> > consumer-based file protection is in effect.
> No, that is not correct. See
> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=89836 for a
> description of CIFS, alternatively look at
> http://ubiqx.org/cifs.

Thanks for those links, that definition I found definitely had me
scratching my head.

> Volker

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