I/O pattern of smbd / optimization of disk subsystem

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Oct 7 09:59:37 MDT 2014

On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 04:14:24PM +0800, Jones wrote:
> Hello MinWai,
> Hmm i think so because after followed the instructions as the pdf said,
> command filefrag told that my linux box got probably the same result.
> Upload 1000 files with size 2.6MB (2682880 Bytes) as test patterns,
> strict allocate = yes could ease the fragments.
> And im not sure if this helps performance improvement,
> it might take a bit to do some testing later.
> my linux box:
> file system: ext4
> kernel-3.4.6
> samba-4.0.5

Something else you can fiddle with:

man smb.conf:write cache size

Might help, it's been there a long time :-).

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