[Samba] Re: Slow response since HW upgrade to AMD Phenom Quad 9750

Michael Krauss mk at mkd.rara.sub.org
Mon Aug 4 17:58:04 GMT 2008

Hi !

This is just to share my experience:

Last week I upgraded to OpenSuSE 11.0 with Samba
Since then, samba performs like expected with GBit Network.

Happy upgrading !


Michael Krauss schrieb:
> Two weeks ago I changed my server hardware from AMD Athlon 64 x2 
> 4400/Gigabyte GA-M59SLI-S5 to AMD Phenom 4x 9750/Gigabyte 
> GA-MA790FX-DS5. Memory (6GB) and SATA RAID (Adaptec BR5085) stayed the 
> same.
> Since then, I notice slow response when requesting data from samba 
> shares. It is most obvious when playing video from a samba share.
> This was possible with the old hardware. After the upgrade, playback 
> often hangs or stops.
> I am using OpenSuSE 10.3 with Samba 3.0.26a-3.5-1616-SUSE-SL10.3
> Are there any known issues with scaling from dual core to quad core ?
> The rest of the system (VMWare Server with 3 virtual machines) seems to 
> perform better than before. BTW,  samba is running on the physical 
> server, not in a virtual machine.
> Any hints are welcome.

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