[Samba] Re: samba on quad core vs dual core

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Dec 8 22:49:08 GMT 2008

On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 02:28:19PM -0800, Mark Nienberg wrote:
> I guess what I'm wondering is will samba actually use all those cores or 
> will it just use one, in which case maybe I'd be better of with a faster 
> dual core than a quad. You're right though, that the server I am 
> replacing is an older single core chip and it doesn't have any trouble 
> keeping up with demand, so probably any recent chip will work fine.

Samba will use all the cores you can give it - so long as
you have at least more clients than cores.


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