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

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 17:31:14 MST 2010

2010/1/24 Stan Hoeppner <stan at hardwarefreak.com>:
> 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.

Start here:

wireshark runs on Windows too or you can use windump which is the
equivalent of tcpdump.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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