Kubuntu-Windows network

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 23:39:47 BST 2006


Earl Violet said the following at 10/05/2006 09:05 AM :
> Yesterday morning I moved a document from my Kubuntu machine to a
> shared folder on a computer running Win2k. Yesterday afternoon I
> tried to move another document, I got a message "timeout on server."
> Is this because I use dynamic IP addresses and not static ones?
> 

Is this across a LAN or across a VPN?

I have not used dynamic IP addresses for years, so I don't know whether
that may indeed have something to do with your problem, but I do know that
I used to see this kind of behaviour sporadically when moving large files
across a VPN until I started to use the IPTOS_THROUGHPUT socket option when
mounting the remote filesystem.

  Doc



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