very slow copy on mount of WindowsXP shares - was Re: copy onto cifs-utils samba mount maxes out at 100KiB/s on 100Mib/s eth link
I realised my subject belied a little misunderstanding on my part.
cifs-utils is now separate to samba.
cifs-utils provides for kernel mount of windows (or samba) shares.
Again, here's my command (all one line):
$ sudo mount -t cifs -o
When I copy files from the /x/ mount to the /x/ mount, or within (both
from and to) the /x/ mount, it is extremely slow, in the order of
I'll see if I can hunt up a fuse option and test that.