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When I use Tortoise SVN on a samba drive inside virtualbox it is exremly slow... is there anyway to config samba to make it any faster? On a local drive it is very fast so it is not the svn server.

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Why are you checking out to a network drive in the first place? –  EvilRyry May 11 '10 at 18:44
    
Because the app only runs in linux but the dev enviroment windows.. –  user42816 May 12 '10 at 12:59

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Make sure that traffic on the following ports is allowed to the host running Samba.

TCP: 139 445
UDP: 135 137 138

I inserted the following lines into smb.conf file under [global].

read raw = No
write raw = Yes

Seemed to speed things up quite a bit. The page linked to below should help. There's a bit on the TCP_NODELAY socket option which is apparently a fantastic option to set.

http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/speed.html

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