[Samba] Performance Issues With Samba and RedHat 8.
Chee Wai Yeung
cheewai_yeung2003 at yahoo.com.hk
Tue May 6 15:36:20 GMT 2003
you can try to do an lsmod to see if there are e1000
module (Intel) or Broadcom module loaded. Or you can
do a grep -i e1000 (or grep -i broadcom) from your
messages file to determine if broadcom/intel NICs are
In my old site I used to have similar problems as
yours. A lot of heavier debugging yielded nothing.
Only resolution for me then was to restart smbd (bad
idea, in particular during day times when many users
have opened files on the samba share).
I hope other people can help on this as well.
--- "Ross McInnes (Systems)" <sysrm at stvincent.ac.uk>
> Thanks for the reply kevin.
> Ive just pulled my system service tag off and looked
> on the dell website
> armed with that tag and it only lists Intel Drivers
> for the NIC. can i
> safely assume that i have an intel based nic in
> mine? i dont really want
> to down server/pull it apart to find out for sure.
> but if thats the only way then maybe i have no
> choice :)
> ill also try that mailing list and see if they have
> any info.
> Thanks Again
> Ross McInnes
> On Tue, 6 May 2003, Collins, Kevin wrote:
> > Ross:
> > Hi!
> > > Appologies if this has been asked before, i have
> searched the
> > > archives and
> > > while there are some almost related issues, none
> really answer my
> > > question/problem.
> > >
> > > Recently (about 4 months ago) we purchased a new
> Dell 2600
> > > (2.0Ghz Xeon 2GB Ram), Machine
> > Only thing I have to input here is: Does your
> server have the "Broadcom"
> > NIC(s) in it? I've seen horror stories about this
> card on the Dell
> > PowerEdge on Linux mailing list. If you do, I
> would recommend that you
> > check out this link: http://lists.us.dell.com and
> search for "tg3" and or
> > "broadcom" to see the troubles reported there.
> Most of the problems with
> > the Broadcoms actually end up leading to complete
> server lockups though. I
> > just thought it might be worth mentioning.
> > Dell has since moved to the Intel brand for
> integrated NICs in the 2600 -
> > I've got one on the way right now...where is UPS
> anyway? :-)
> > BTW, that mailing list is a VERY good source for
> anyone running Linux on
> > Dell PowerEdge servers. There are several Dell
> people moderating the list
> > and there is always a good "flurry" of information
> from knowledgeable people
> > being passed around.
> > Hope I helped a little,
> > Kevin L. Collins, MCSE
> > Systems Manager
> > Nesbitt Engineering, Inc.
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