samba times out during transfer

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Feb 8 04:10:25 UTC 2008

On 02/06/2008 09:35 PM, joe wrote:
> haven't found anything useful with Google yet so...
> Transferring between desktop and laptop over wireless. Transfers time 
> out and it will not allow me to retry. Some finish some do not. Could 
> not find an option in /etc/smb.conf for timeout setting. Anyone know 
> where this can be adjusted?
> Thank in advance,
>    Joe.
> P.S. over wired network transfers between desktops finish fine.

Have a look here & see if any of that helps:

FWIW - my [global] settings on my desktops are quite similar to the
recommended settings in the appb_02.html. My socket otions are only set
to "TCP_NODELAY. The only problems that I've had is with a laptop with
the standard 'off the shelf' smb.conf file installed by Ubuntu - my file
transfers were taking forever. Once I copied my smb.conf over from the
desktop to the laptop & modified accordingly the transfers worked just
fine. However I only have 'wired' connections.

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