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

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 22:49:59 GMT 2008

> 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.
Each user gets its own samba process (and threads) so if there are
more then 2 logged in users samba will definitely make use of the
extra cores.


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