[Samba] Re: sloowww data transfers
ple001 at artic.fr
Tue Dec 21 14:37:37 GMT 2004
me a écrit :
> Ive been scratching my head at the slow network
> performance im having
> with samba 3.0.9 (running debian unstable) set up as a
> domain for
> a couple of winders 2k pc's , used for gaming when
> the nieces and
> nephews are over it holds the master image of the
> Unfortunately data transfers vary from 1MB to 2MBs
> from samba to winders
> whereas winders to winders does several times as fast
> It does not apear to be the hub or the network cards
> as the following
> A 110MB file xferred from samba linux - linux takes
> about 77s
> doing the same over NFS takes 11s.
> I also did this with a 740MB iso 88s over nfs ~ 440
> over smbfs ??
> I get similar transfer rates when using the samba
> server on my
> I have tested this also with a base smb.conf
> consisting only of
> - server name
> - workgroup name
> - share name
> - share path
> no noticeable difference
> the running kernel is a 2.6.9 cko2
> network cards initially a 8139 based and also tried a
> i build my own kernel - are there some options there
> that could cripple
> samba ??
> Im using one of the winders pc's to maintain the games
> image as it takes
> so much longer moving around the Gigs using samba
> Any ideas
> please also cc replies to "service at orcon dot net
> dot nz"
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Generaly - use sendfile = yes - is the answer to perf pb
on samba 3. Did you try it ?
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