NetApp Filer and Samba

Kevin Colby kevinc at
Mon Jul 31 22:37:38 GMT 2000

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> "Douglas K. Fischer" wrote:
> >
> > Can't speak too much toward CIFS features. The main impetus behind our
> > NetApp purchase was NFS performance. NFS-mounting /var/mail is horrible,
> > unless sourced from a NetApp. When it comes to CIFS, we're solid Samba
> > disciples :-)
> Interesting. Every tried a later Linux kernel ? That's what we use
> here at VA, and it works well (mind you we spent lots of time on Linux
> NFS fixes).

As you mentioned though, Linux-based Samba is not currently a viable
solution for many (including us) without full ACL support.  We're just
limping along with NT until this is resolved.

	- Kevin Colby
	  kevinc at

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