[Samba] Samba Performance question

Jim Morris jim at morris-world.com
Fri Dec 6 20:16:00 GMT 2002


I think the bottleneck is what another poster has just pointed out - the
fact that Samba is trying to support both long filenames and the older
DOS 8.3 style 'mangled' filenames.  The time spent building the list of
mangled filenames for the huge numbers of files you have must be very
time consuming.  Have you looked at CPU load during the operation that
the customer complains is too slow?  If it is high, that lends credence
to this theory.

The fact that you see a 2X increase in speed when going with ASU seems
to also point to something other than the storage itself as the
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