SMB being real slow

Browsing our SMB shares (located on a Windows 2008 server) from our new macs (OS X 10.6) was real slow.  Here is a fix I found and is working for us.

Need to sudo and make this file: /etc/nsmb.conf

[default]

notify_off=yes

 

Update:
Additionally, on a copy of Mavericks I had to run the "sudo sysctl -w net.inet.tcp.delayed_ack=0" command. I also turned off NetBIOS queries, so my nsmb.conf file looks like this:

 
[default]
notify_off=yes
port445=no_netbios

 

Additionally, to add NetBIOS names to your mac, add them like this in your nsmb.conf:

 
[NAME]
addr=192.168.1.1

 

All thanks to this article on MacWindows.

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