[Samba] Am I getting the best performance?

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Fri Mar 14 19:48:17 GMT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Daubenspeck [mailto:matt at oddprocess.org]

> Should ext2 perform better then ext3?

Yes.  Less overhead on writes.  I don't believe there should be any
difference on reads, though.

It gets impractical on large drives, of course, because an fsck takes

I've heard good things about reiserfs on samba shares, lately.  I'd probably
have gone with that had it been more common when I set up my server.  It'd
be hard to switch now, though, because there's no direct conversion like
there is from ext2 to ext3.

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