[Samba] Samba fileserver limited to 50 MB/s on gbit

Leo B. spam-goes-to-dev-null at gmx.net
Tue Nov 21 07:05:38 GMT 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Drescher
> On 11/20/06, Nguyen Kim Huy <huy at vn.nec-tokin.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > It seems bottleneck of harddisk
> >
> > That was my first reaction as it is difficult to sustain 50MB/s file
> system transfers (unless the files are large and a raid is 
> used) but he said the file was cached and also if it was 
> waiting for the disk it would have shown up as wa time in top.

Exactly. I read the file several times on the server until it was cached.
Notice also that the local transferrate is like 500 MB/s then.

Leo B.

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