[Samba] Using ZFS Case insensitive filesystems with Samba
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Feb 25 14:13:43 MST 2014
On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 4:08 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> Here's something I learned when working with the FreeNAS folks :
> ZFS can be configured to be case insensitive when
> you create the filesystem (NOTE - cannot be altered
> *after* the filesystem is created).
> zfs create -o casesensitivity=insensitive filesystem
> Once you've done this set the following in the
> share definition in your smb.conf :
> path = /foo
> case sensitive = true
> and Samba will go *much* faster for
> directories with large numbers of files
> (we don't have to scan the directory on
> every cache miss) !
> This should also work with ZFS on Linux:
Shouldn't it be
case sensitive = false
BTW, I was testing with this on zfsonllinux 2 weeks ago.
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