Subject: Re: Why is Samba so much slower on NetBSD than FreeBSD?
To: None <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE,>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/30/1998 14:10:45
Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE wrote:

>In message <>
>          Dave Huang <> wrote:
>> So, I dunno about the difference in speed compared to FreeBSD, but Samba
>> on NetBSD is definitely not as fast as it could be... Half the
>> performance on identical hardware :(
>Have you tried
>  socket options = tcp_nodelay
>in your smb.conf file?
>Someone has mentioned this option in this thread before. It nearly
>doubled sambas throughput for me.

Yes, I am using that option in all tests. I also tried some others which
had no significant effect. Note that TCP_NODELAY increases network
overhead, so *in theory* (i.e., when the network speed has become the
bottleneck) you should leave it unset.

>  Thilo.
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