Effect of wide links parameter.

Andrew Tridgell tridge at samba.org
Wed Apr 14 23:43:43 GMT 1999

> The result - a 30% drop in performace on NetBench
> throughput on Samba :-).

was that on IRIX or Linux?

Increasing the number of filesystem operations per name lookup will
probably hurt SMP Linux more than IRIX as IRIX has finer grained
locking. That's just a guess though - the dcache in Linux 2.2 will
compensate somewhat.

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