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    SubjectRe: CIFS is slooow, gvfs is fast
    On 10/24/2010 05:00 AM, J.A. Magallón wrote:
    > On Sat, 23 Oct 2010 00:46:36 +0200, "J.A. Magall�n" <jamagallon@ono.com> wrote:
    >
    >>
    >> If you mean hardware network path (cabling, router), yes.
    >> For file paths, CIFS fs is under /net/htpc/media, and gvfs uses a mount
    >> point on '~/.gvfs/media on htpc'.
    >>
    >> And here comes the weird part. To rule out the desktop environment factor,
    >> I tried a dd in both paths. On /net, I get 16.6 MB/s, and on
    >> ~/.gvfs/xxx, I just get 5.5 MB/s. I really don't understand anything...
    >> things get reversed depending if you use a gui or commandline.
    >>
    >> Weird, really weird...
    >>
    >
    > Well, to sort things out, I did some more tests (this does not mean things
    > get any closer to be clear for me at least...).
    >
    > Can anybody tell me whats going here...??
    > It looks just like gui tools behave just in reverse of cli, and that a plain
    > smbclient is faster that cifs. I'm really confused...
    >

    Could you try mounting from commandline with something like
    `mount -t cifs //server/share /mnt/point -o user=user1`
    (commenting out the fstab entry) and try copying the file?


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