[Samba] Samba + Quantum StorNext FS (SNFS)

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Mar 1 21:27:58 GMT 2007

On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 04:52:54PM +0100, Michael Gasch wrote:
> 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?

Not sure. I'd have to look at a trace. But it might indeed

> Shared Filesystem->Samba Server 1->Share 1
> 				     |-> Client1
> 				     |-> Client2
> 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?!?!

Should be possible. But everything needs to be very well
tuned. And network tuning is more an art than a science :-)

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