[NCSA-discuss] windows/explore/samba - why so slow?
bob at ncfaulkner.net
Tue Sep 5 19:17:42 EDT 2006
oops... meant to include the mii-tool. Run "mii-tool"
and it will give you a summary of your active network
When I run it on mine, I get this...
eth1: negotiated 100baseTx-FD flow-control, link ok
--- Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack at wm7d.net> wrote:
> I've been using windows at home and it's all a bit
> new to
> When I look (explore) from my WinXP laptop to the
> on my linux 100Mbyte samba fileserver (with about 5
> of directories), I expect I'm doing an `ls -l` (or
> equivalent), which should be a kilobyte of data at
> the most.
> But watching the blinking light on the wifi card, it
> for minutes and would appear to be copying Megabytes
> of data
> (a test copy of a 1M files takes only seconds). For
> the time
> it takes to list all the files in a directory,
> would have to be copying all the files, not just
> Doing an equivalent `explore` on another windows
> machine on
> the network (whose directories only go down one
> level and
> only a Megabyte of files), is much quicker.
> Is this just windows, does it have trouble going
> multiple levels of directories, or do I have
> something wrong
> with my samba server?
> Thanks Joe
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