I am currently running Fedora 14 on an x86_64 system that acts as a whole house server for named, dhcp, nfs, nis, htpp, samba, etc
My issue has existed for a few years and I am just now getting around to posting about it.
I have a simple samba configuration for sharing files to a windows VM on another box.
Here is the config:
workgroup = NERD
server string = Samba Server on NERD
security = user
hosts allow =192.168.1.
log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
max log size = 50
passdb backend = smbpasswd
dns proxy = no
comment = Home Directories
browseable = no
writable = yes
This seems to work well for extended periods of time without issues until I transfer some large files like DVD ISOs from the client to the server, or the server to the client. Once a large file has been transferred, then all remote access becomes painfully slow. NFS access, samba access, even ssh'ing into the server becomes painfully slow.
Rebooting the server clears up the issue.
Any suggestions on what might be wrong and/or how to go about debugging this issue?