[Samba] Ext3fs/ReiserFS Performance Enhancing

Keith G. Murphy keithmur at mindspring.com
Mon Mar 24 17:38:10 GMT 2003

Robert Adkins II wrote:
> 	The speed is nearly identical, regardless of which server that I
> attempt to write data to. Running ifconfig reveals the following
> information...
>       RX packets:9588652 errors:3 dropped:0 overruns:1 frame:3
>       TX packets:10666832 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>       collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
>       RX bytes:1953448761 (1862.9 Mb)  TX bytes:1870489113 (1783.8 Mb)
>       Interrupt:10 Base address:0xe000
> 	Having 3 errors out of 9588652 packets sent is extremely
> acceptable in my book. The error rate is so far beneath 1% that it is
> for all intent and purposes, irrelevant. 
I think it would concern me, if it happened consistently on each 
transfer.  I typically see 0 errors on a (small) functioning Ethernet LAN.

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