Linux 2.4 Scalability, Samba, and Netbench

Chris Evans chris at
Wed May 9 23:35:45 GMT 2001

On Wed, 9 May 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > significant problems with lockmeter.  csum_partial_copy_generic was the
> > highest % in profile, at 4.34%.  I'll see if we can get some space on
> Are you using Antons optimisations to samba to use sendfile ?

And you might like to try 2.4.4 (I saw 2.4.0 and 2.4.3 mentioned). 2.4.4
has the zerocopy TCP stuff (or was it 2.4.3 :)

Also, if the load is not disk limited, you might like to try Mingo's
pagecache/timers scalability patches. etc.


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