Performance Differences Between Samba Version

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Apr 11 22:52:55 GMT 2006

On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 03:30:35PM -0700, Gruher, Joseph R wrote:
> We've been doing some performance testing with an xscale NAS appliance
> running the 2.6.10 Linux kernel and various versions of Samba (all other
> software components remain stable while we change Samba versions).  We
> see some pretty substantial performance variation between different
> versions.  Is this known or expected?  Any thoughts on what could cause
> the performance variation?

What client software are you using to test this ? I'm currently looking
into this and more data is always helpful.


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