BSDI 4.0.1 Samba 2.0.4b Performance Problems???
davecb at canada.sun.com
Thu Jun 24 12:24:42 GMT 1999
| During the operation we tried to copy a 3.5MB file from the NT Server
| Samba/Unix box. It took about 20 seconds.
| During the operation we tried to copy a 3.5MB file from a different NT
| Server on the same network to the Samba/Unix box, same share, and it
| less 2 seconds.
While your major concern was the speed of copying many small files,
this one test with a larger file indicates a real problem: you
shouldn't see a power-of-ten speed difference between NT and Samba.
You shouldn't even see a power-of-two (except perhaps in Samba's
Look at tuning the common case first, and try to distinguish
between TCP and Samba tuning: start by comparing ftp speeds
between the boxes.
Feel free to send mail: I'm curious.
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