Re: smb:// very slow

I have always found nautilus and smb unusable, until now. After copying
the smb.conf to .smb it works just fine!
This is one of those things that gets a solution but it is not announced
(or at least I did not know), and I use Gnome at work and play and
always try to keep the latest and greatest versions.

Is there a central web location somewhere that details all the
functionality of nautilus, and how to configure it for various


On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 19:30, y9toi7y02 sneakemail com wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Olaf [iso-8859-2] Fr±czyk |nautilus| wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 09:04, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > For me it is not so slow, but slow anyway. Listing shares on a server
> > takes about 2 seconds, even if I go back from a share. In Windows it
> > appears immediately.
> > I use WINS server. Does nautilus take it into account (from smb.conf)?
> > BTW, what happens if /etc/samba/smb.conf is not readable by user?
> If you look in your home directory, there should be a .smb directory
> containing a smb.conf file. That file is probably empty. That file is the
> one that is used instead of /etc/samba/smb.conf . If you copy
> /etc/samba/smb.conf to that file, it'll work.
> It's a libsmbclient limitation.
> Martijn Vernooij

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