Samba drives me nuts XP is slow to crawl with it
micheal at tsgincorporated.com
Mon Nov 3 10:35:54 PST 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gabriel Ambuehl" <gaml at buz.ch>
To: <questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 2:13 AM
Subject: Samba drives me nuts XP is slow to crawl with it
> I have a two IBM Thinkpads running XP Pro who should access a
> Samba machine (3.0.0 on STABLE), one of them can do that perfectly,
> the other gets about 100kb/s connection. Between each other, the work
> at full speed and if I have the server mount shares from the Thinkpad,
> it's fast as well. People on the net suggest deactivating webclient
> service which I did, to no avail. Has anyone got any other pointers?
I had that same problem earlier this year when I moved from win2k to winxp.
Try adding oplocks = no to your smb.conf file in the default section.
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