Subject: Re: Why is Samba so much slower on NetBSD than FreeBSD?
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/25/1998 20:58:34
On Oct 23, Andrew Gillham wrote
> Hmm, I'll add another datapoint.  (not very scientific though)
> I copied a 256MB file from my Windows 95 machine to a NetBSD box, and
> then back.  The Win95 has a 3c905 integrated in it's docking station
> that performs poorly under NetBSD (also) on receives.
> 		write		read
> P233-Win95	2472 KB/s	384 KB/s
> I think this is related to the 3com in my case.  The server is a
> P133 with NetBSD/1.3.2, samba from /usr/pkgsrc (1.9.18pl10?) and
> a blazing de0.. :)

I know the ethernet of some docking station are really bad. I guess it's
because they do some kind of PCI emulation which is really bad.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.