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

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 00:02:27 MST 2010


2010/1/26 Linda Walsh <samba at tlinx.org>:
> Stan Hoeppner wrote:
>> For raw bandwidth maximization, what port and protocol are used won't
>> make much difference, if any.  In fact it shouldn't make _any_
>> difference in raw b/w.  Communications between the Samba server and
>> Win2K client appear to be exclusively over TCP 139 at this point
>> according to netstat, instead I'm misreading or looking in the wrong
>> place.
> --- I haven't read the rest of the thread yet, so forgive me if I am
>  covering things that have already been covered.
>  139 AFAIK, uses UDP, that means one packet up, it gets ACKED, (packet
> send back to sender) then another packet goes up.

I'm pretty sure you're wrong about port 139 necessarily using UDP, and
Stan said further up the thread that he was using TCP on port 139.  He
later changed to port 445 anyway and was still having the same

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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