[Samba] which kernel should be used to solve sendfile problem on linux?

greg greg at fqdn.com
Sun Oct 31 14:14:21 GMT 2004

I have but not enough time has passed to make the determination if it 
solves the problem or not.  I'm collecting information just in case.  I 
still would like to know what is considered a solid setup for a samba 
server.  kernel version,  file system type,  anything which would be 
considered, or get us closer to the 'perfect' setup.


Holger Krull wrote:

>> since the 3.0.7 upgrade.  If anyone has a known to work config,  
>> could you
>> share your set up info please?
>> The system has a 2.4.21 kernel with xfs filesystems. It is a redhat 9
>> machine on IBM hardware with a large FC attached array connected via a
>> qla2300.
> Did you test that the sendfile implementation is really the cause for 
> the failure. That means did you try
> use sendfile = no
> in global?

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