[Samba] Slow transfers when using a linux-based client vs Windows client

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Jun 6 02:16:37 MDT 2014

On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 12:41:48PM +1000, Adam Baxter wrote:
> Re sending as it appears my message was dropped the first time around
> > Hey,
> > I've got a performance issue when transferring files from a Samba
> 4.1.6-Debian server. When using a Debian client, I get around 4.5 megabytes
> per second, but when using a Windows (8) client I get around 21 megabytes
> per second!

A modern kernel client should be much faster with
overlapping I/O requests. Not sure what kernel debian uses
these days, but that might be a hint.


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