After takin' a swig o' grog, Amaat Pieleman belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> Wow!, great achievement, Ubuntu faster than a 8 years old Windows OS.
> Did you actually read the comments?, I guess not!, smartass!
I hate Vista, but since one of the things I do is track operating
systems, I keep it running on one (1) system.
One of the things I find remarkably disagreeable about this junker of an
operating system is that its network software is just awful.
. . .
The answer, as you might have guessed at this point, was to turn off
Vista's TCP tuning. To do that, open up an Administrative cmd
(command) window and enter:
C:\> netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled
The Linux users among you will see the irony that to get Vista to network
properly you have to open up what's essentially a root shell to
enter an arcane command. Isn't this the kind of thing that Windows
users have been complaining about having to do in Unix/Linux since the
Be that as it may, once you've made this change you'll pleased
to see that Vista SP1 will now copy, move and save files to a network
drive almost as fast as any of my Linux desktops or Windows XP SP3. Have
I mentioned yet that I hate Vista?
A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions
your wife asks you for nothing.
-- Joey Adams