[Samba] cpu load on centOS 4.4

Deno Vichas dvichas at autoreturn.com
Tue Apr 24 17:30:36 GMT 2007

Hello all,


I've installed samba on pretty basic install on centos 4.4.  I'm running
a P4 2.8Ghz, 1G Ram, Raid 5 SATA-2 disks running on both a 3ware and
Highpoint Rocket raid (this is going to get swapped out for a 3ware card
soon).  When users copy files from a mac os x client I'm seeing the cpu
load avg (in top) get up to 7.  These copies included 150+Gigs of lots
of smaller files inside lots of directories.   Is this type of load
normal?  If not where and what should I be looking at to find the




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