Samba and Application Response Measurement (ARM 4.0)

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Tue Mar 4 16:24:20 GMT 2008

  If you proceeded with this, I can provide you with analysis tools
and pdq models...


Sven Kubiak wrote:
> Implementing an ARM transaction to the main code was just to see if and how
> ARM and samba would work together. Opening a file via network and measuring
> the reponse time seemed practical for the first step. However, we are also
> interested in measuring authentication, print jobs and other important
> measuring points in samba.
> Sven
> On 03.03.08 23:30 "simo" wrote:
>>On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 21:47 +0100, Sven Kubiak wrote:
>>>We used the current stable Samba release 3.0.28 on Ubuntu 7.10 (Kernel
>>>We added an ARM transaction to the open_file function in smbd/open.c
>>>and added
>>>two lines of code in the file. You'll find patches for
>>>both files
>>Sven is there a specific reason why you patched the main code instead of
>>writing a vfs_ARM module to intercept open calls ?
>>Simo Sorce
>>Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
>>Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at>

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