samba performance is extremely poor

asked 2012-09-10 12:53:23 -0500

metin gravatar image

updated 2012-09-10 14:11:36 -0500

hhlp gravatar image

Hi all, This problem has been a huge annoyance in my fedora experience. Other than that, I love using fedora17. Samba performance is really very slow with transfer rates of only 5-50kb/s. It is not the network since ssh gives up to 5Mb/s data transfer rates. I disabled selinux, firewalld, iptables, to no avail. I have made no changes in smb.conf except adding my shares. I simply cannot get rid of this very annoying problem. Any ideas?

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Please update your post with your current -> /etc/fstab

hhlp gravatar imagehhlp ( 2012-09-10 14:08:34 -0500 )edit

You could not reach higher speed with SMB/Cifs, this problem exists by design. You can play a little bit with packet sizes but not so much.

mrTuborg gravatar imagemrTuborg ( 2016-04-01 08:54:40 -0500 )edit