[Samba] single stream performance issue, Win2K, WinXP, Samba 3.2.5-4lenny7 (Debian Lenny)

Stan Hoeppner stan at hardwarefreak.com
Sun Jan 24 13:02:22 MST 2010

Volker Lendecke put forth on 1/24/2010 6:51 AM:
> On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 02:09:51PM +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
>> Except that he said "I can copy files between the Win2K and WinXP
>> machines at just over 10MB/s in a single stream and max out the 11MB/s
>> with two streams."  I am assuming he used the same client in that test
>> as he did with the test against Samba.  So from what he's said it
>> seems that he gets more speed with a Windows server than with Samba
>> for the same client.
> So what we need is a full network trace of both cases.

Exactly how would I perform such a task?  With what utilities?  Do you mean
something like tcpdump on the Linux side?  I'm not familiar with a Windows tool
for the same.  Can the Windows network monitor do this?  I've never really used it.


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