[Samba] Samba - Performance Issues

mike at bizittech.com mike at bizittech.com
Mon Oct 7 15:02:34 GMT 2002

I have noticed that win98 clients have better performance tha win2k with sp3
.I have a similar setu with a 800 GB volumes . I will try the same tests
from a windows 98 and compare .Also I have a 4 nic teamed using Intel ANS
softwate that improved performance .

----- Original Message -----
From: <jra at dp.samba.org>
To: "Vinay Kudithipudi" <VKudithipudi at spirian.com>
Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 2:24 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba - Performance Issues

> On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 12:57:17PM -0500, Vinay Kudithipudi wrote:
> > Hello Guys,
> >   I am having some problems with configuring SAMBA with regards to
> > performance. We are running SAMBA 2.2.3a on Dual PIII 1Ghz machines with
> > 512MB of RAM. The server is running on a default server installation of
> > Hat 7.2. We have a 500Gb RAID 5 drive using the Promise SX6000 Raid
> > controller.
> >   Currently we are only getting a throughput of ~5MB/S for writes and
> > ~13MB/S for reads. Comparing that to NFS which yealds ~15MB/S for reads
> > ~13MB/S for writes. This clearly rules out the Hardware bottleneck since
> > is able to perform better on the same hardware. Here is the smb.conf I
> > using currently
> What clients are you using ? This can make a big difference in how
> you tune things.
> Jeremy.
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