Subject: Re: tcp delayed ack - TCP_NODELAY
To: Douglas Egan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/2001 16:22:17
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 05:41:18PM -0500, Douglas Egan wrote:
> I am not really sure. The samba help talks about 2 options:
> TCP_NODELAY This effects the transmit side right, sending before the
> buffer is filled
> IPTOS_LOWDELAY (is this the same as delay ack)
No -- this affects "type of service routing". It's not affecting you,
I'm pretty sure :-)
> Anyway I want to try to see what gives with my poor performance between
> win2k and my samba server running on netbsd.
> The message before talked about delayed ack, so I will start there.
> Any help appreciated.
Well, I have a hard time believing that delayed ack is adversely
affecting your performance. TCP_NODELAY is probably the best thing
to try first. Do you have to enable some special option when you
build Samba in order for Samba to use this?
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>