[Samba] Slow and unpredictable Samba performance?

Dennis Clarke dclarke at blastwave.org
Mon Aug 25 22:56:22 GMT 2008

> Hi!
> I've installed Solaris 10 x86 (Core2Duo - x64) server, with Samba over ZFS
> RAID-Z. Samba is a part of Active Directory Domain. I've managed to join
> it
> to domain, to get the users and groups from A.D. and to translate them to
> Unix IDs. Everything works really good. Samba is installed from the
> packages
> from Solaris 10 DVD.

Remove all the old CSWsamba packages.

Go get Samba 3.0.31 at

Or try Samba 3.2.2 :


Pick one .. only one.

Install it.

You need to create your own /etc/init.d/cswsamba .. but I suggest
something like this :


then create your smb.conf in /opt/csw/etc/samba

Let me know how it goes.

Dennis Clarke

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