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

Mark Nienberg gmane at tippingmar.com
Mon Dec 8 22:54:52 GMT 2008

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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.
> Jeremy.

Excellent.  Thanks for the information.

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