Samba eating CPU ressources

Stephen L Arnold arnold.steve at
Wed Apr 14 22:50:46 GMT 1999

When the world was young, Gerald Carter <cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU> 
carved some runes like this:  

> Tomek Jarosinski wrote:
> > 
> > when people are working with netscape (netscape cache is 
> > in their homes), but also with some other application 
> > (SPSS). We plan to set for all 2000 users netscape 
> > cache on c:\temp, but with 1.9.18 this problem
> > was not existing. 
> I have always had this problem with netscape.  Always 
> better to cache to the local disk.

Actually, using a proxy cache (like squid) is even better.  Then 
you can set the Netscape client disk caches to zero.  It's really 
fast, saves bandwidth, and gives good error messages and ftp 
listings.  I use squid and samba on the same linux box at home and 
it works great.  In a larger organization, you can configure 
multiple squid caches in a parent/child/sibling relationship; then 
it *really* starts to shine.  Just a thought...

Stephen L Arnold            
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