I'm using colinux at my work to share to mi local windows (via TAP) and
the LAN (via PCAP) a 300G XFS partition fulled with mp3, videos, etc. All
this is done with a SWAT-configured samba server. The performance is good,
though i haven't made any test. It works reasonably well.
What i'm wondering is if it's possible to further improve the *LOCAL*
(TAP) throughput to the maximum achievable, either by tuning SMB and every
other network parameter that helps, or by using NFS and a good client (aka
"not the microsoft one") on the windows side.
What option should work better? anybody has tried with nfs? I looked on
several forums but the few people that compared the two systems have found
contradictory results, apparently. Maybe NFS is better suited for this
specific scenario, a pure local, virtual share.