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Date:      Mon, 5 Aug 1996 12:35:42 +0000
From:      "Ian Kallen" <ian@gamespot.com>
To:        brian@MediaCity.com, questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Samba file I/O performance
Message-ID:  <199608051230.MAA04235@gamespot.com>

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Which ethernet cards are you using and which ones were running afoul?
(fbsd & win95)

thanks!


> Randy DuCharme wrote:
> > Greetings,
> >    Are there any ways to improve the I/O performance of a Samba server.
> > File copies from DOS / Win95 stations seem slow compared to a similar
> > hardware configuration running NetWare or NT...or is this normal??
> 
> I've been running Samba on a FreeBSD machine serving a number of
> Win95 machines and originally noticed the same behavior.
> 
> I eventually determined that the FreeBSD machine was sending the large
> samba packets to the Win95 hosts so fast that is was overflowing
> the Win95 machines ethernet cards and hence a large number of
> retransmits were happening.
> 
> I upgraded the ethernet cards in the Win95 machines and all is better
> now.
> 
> -- 
> Brian Litzinger					       Powered by FreeBSD
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> 
> 
Ian Kallen                           ian@gamespot.com
     Director of Technology & Web Administration
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