[Samba] Re: Samba - CPU and memory usage - Proposed solution(?)

eric roseme eroseme at emonster.rose.hp.com
Mon Jan 24 18:12:36 GMT 2005

> Mike,
>  > Are shortnames still too common to make them optional? It's unfortunate
>  > that you incur the overhead of shortname support on all clients when
>  > only a small number of scenarios require them.
> They've been optional in Samba3 for a while (via the "mangled names"
> boolean option). Unfortunately disabling them is really just a
> benchmark hack for now, as the few users of them are quite
> important. Making cmd.exe not work on a WinXP client would be a pretty
> serious functionality loss :-)
At Microsoft Tech-Ed 2004 they recommended "disabling 8.3 name creation" 
for NTFS file server performance.  I was quite surprised.

Eric Roseme

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