ira at samba.org
Fri Feb 1 11:01:02 MST 2013
I never denied you can shoot yourself in the foot with them.
deprecated == going to remove at some point.
If you have a proposed doc update with a warning about changing them, and
their potential to have a massive negative impact on performance. That
sounds quite reasonable.
On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:54 PM, Ricky Nance <
ricky.nance at weaubleau.k12.mo.us> wrote:
> I didn't say remove, just mark it as a 'non favored' or 'depreciated'
> option. Again, in some situations I am sure they are great, but in some it
> seems to drop the connection speed by about 1800% (is that the right math?
> 5mb/s with socket options, 90 mb/s without?). I am really looking more for
> suggestions (opening a discussion) on what to do with the option rather
> than changing something right away.
> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Ira Cooper <ira at samba.org> wrote:
>> I'm not in favor of removing them, because we actually use them for
>> "good". Like proper tuning, TCP Keep Alive durations, etc. They are an
>> important part of getting the server "right" for us.
>> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:42 PM, Ricky Nance <
>> ricky.nance at weaubleau.k12.mo.us> wrote:
>>> Helping users on IRC (and watching kukks help them ;) ) has lead me to
>>> believe that "socket options" are often more of a problem than a help.
>>> I understand that with older kernels they likely provide some
>>> but with the newer ones, they seem to cause 'slow transfers' in a lot of
>>> cases. I am curious if this option should be marked as deprecated in man
>>> smb.conf and also if testparm should throw a warning to the user about
>>> using them. What do you guys think on this?
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