On Tue, 4 Mar 2003 21:20:12 +0200
"Bigbrother" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I started to use samba with freebsd and I cant say that I am
> satisfied with the performance of it. Specifically on my local 100Mbits
> network the samba read speed on the server (athlon 1700) is < 1Mbit/sec,
> while the write speed is much much worse.
> If I ftp to that machine I have read speed of minimum 7Mbits/sec.
> I am puzzled why the samba has so much worse performance.
> Is anyone that using samba on his freebsd machine without any
> performance loss? 
> Or what typical read/write speeds do usually achieve on your samba
> +freebsd machine?

I have had better results on "older" hardware by using this in the 
smb.conf file:

        socket options = TCP_NODELAY


Stephen Hilton

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