[Samba] samba performance

Andrea Lorenz lorenz at rz.rwth-aachen.de
Tue Feb 20 13:40:41 GMT 2007

Hello Volker,

The use of cifsfs increase the read performance from a samba share to a 
local disk to 30MByte/sec . But the write performace is still 16MByte/sec.
Do you have any other ideas?


> On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 02:00:21PM +0100, Andrea Lorenz wrote:
>>> Did you try cifsfs? smbfs is deprecated and orphaned.
>> If I use mount.cifs I get an error because we use ntlmv2.
>> We use SC Linux 4.4 with kernel 2.6.9-42.0.3.ELsmp.
>> Andrea
>> mount -t cifs -o username=ae106lo,sec=ntlmv2 //guestc1/export1 /mnt_cifs
>> Password:
>> mount error 13 = Permission denied
> Hmmm. That's a different problem then. No way that for a
> speed test you can also allow other auth schemes or even
> create a test share that would allow anon access?
> The Permission Denied should be solvable though.
> Volker

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