[Samba] Samba + Quantum StorNext FS (SNFS)
pkoch at bgc-jena.mpg.de
Thu Mar 1 16:32:59 GMT 2007
I think jumbo frames will help, if you have larger files.
If you have more NICs you can split the traffic using
different names for the NICs
Or use linkagg ...
Mit freundlichem Gruss
Max-Planck-Institut fuer Biogeochemie
Dr. Peer-Joachim Koch
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On Thu, 1 Mar 2007, Michael Gasch wrote:
> yes, that´s why i was asking.
> there was a nice and detailed article from volker in german magazine ix .
> to speed up performance do you think it´s a good idea to use jumbo
> frames between the samba server and windows xp clients, which have a
> dedicated network link (point-to-point, no switch, many NICs) to the
> samba server each?
> Shared Filesystem->Samba Server 1->Share 1
> |-> Client1 172.16.0.1/16
> |-> Client2 172.16.1.1/16
> if all machines are connected via 1GBE and we transport large files, i
> would expect 80% saturation of the network link with jumbo frames even
> when talking cifs?!?!
> Offen verteilt
> Wissen, Connectivity,
> iX 12/2006, Seite 134
> Peer-Joachim Koch wrote:
> > Hi,
> > even when file locking is working from the underlaying
> > gfs ?
> > Isn't there a flag in the smb.conf to use the system file locking ?
> > Bye,
> > Peer
> > _________________________________________________________
> > Max-Planck-Institut fuer Biogeochemie
> > Dr. Peer-Joachim Koch
> > Hans-Knll Str.10 Telefon: ++49 3641 57-6705
> > D-07745 Jena Telefax: ++49 3641 57-7705
> > On Thu, 1 Mar 2007, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> >> On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 04:52:58PM +0100, Peer-Joachim Koch wrote:
> >>> we have STorNEXT together with samba and NFS.
> >>> All StorNEXT Clients have all 6 FS mounted.
> >>> The samba server exporting different mount points.
> >>> But it is possible to export the same folders from both sides.
> >> With "both sides" you hopefully mean NFS and Samba. Multiple
> >> Samba servers on the same file space leads to corrupt data,
> >> because the locking is not right. See the clustering pages
> >> on wiki.samba.org for the development being done in this
> >> area.
> >> Volker
> Michael Gasch
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