Subject: Re: Samba and Mac OS trouble
To: Joel CARNAT <email@example.com>
From: Zafer Aydogan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/07/2007 13:22:32
2007/8/7, Joel CARNAT <email@example.com>:
> I add issues with file copying that took ages.
> Only with MacOS X clients (Windows XP clients were OK) and NetBSD server.
> I found this doc
> and applied the following recommendation:
> Tuning the TCP stack under Mac OS X by setting the kernel parameter
> "net.inet.tcp.delayed_ack" to zero fixes this problem.
> This solved my problem - every files where copied at a full 100Mbits rate.
This does not help me. And if it would, it wouldn't be a fix.
As I said before, this happens only if I use duplicate. If I drag and
drop files they are transferred at full speed.
> Hope it helps,
> > Hello list,
> > I've set up a samba server, which works very well, except one oddity.
> > We're only using Mac's in our company and if I connect to the
> > samba share via the Finder (smb://samba) and if I use "duplicate" to
> > duplicate a file,
> > the samba server takes a long time (1-2 Minutes) to accomplish this
> > task, when the file used to duplicate is medium size (< 10 MB) . Other
> > tasks seem to be done immediately.
> > Does anybody know what could be the reason ?
> > What can I do to track down and solve the problem.
> > Thanks, Zafer.