[Samba] Any Known Share limitations or performance issues with large file systems

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Dec 23 06:31:44 GMT 2008

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 02:33:56PM -0800, Scott Elliott wrote:
> I am running samba-3.0.28-1.el5_2.1.x86_64.rpm on RHEL 5
> x64.  I am sharing out approximately 7TB via samba and a
> 'few' of my users are complaining of latency when
> accessing their shares via Windows Explorer.  Mind you the
> disk is about 93% full which I am sure is a factor but
> before I go into battle I wanted  to make sure there were
> no known limitations or issues.

Do you have directories with many files in a single
directory? Many as in thousands? What file system is this?

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