[Samba] Speeding up Samba
stesmi at stesmi.com
Fri Nov 18 13:01:41 GMT 2005
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> I have a 3.2 GHz P4 Win XP Pro connected to a Fedora Core 4 server
> running on a 2 GHz Celeron. I get about 350 MB/s FTP
> transfer over a Gigabit Ethernet connection.
> Samba is very much slower between the same computers.
> Can Samba be sped up to where it approaches the
> FTP performance?
Start by asking your FTP software not to lie to you.
1 Gb/s = 125000000B/s = 122070KiB/s = 119MiB/s.
That's the theoretical maximum of a Gigabit Ethernet connection.
If you're seeing more (and your program isn't lying) then you're
using something like a 10Gb/s link and not a 1Gb/s link.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Fedora - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the samba