[Samba] Aplication slow after migration

Scott Lovenberg scott.lovenberg at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 12:07:23 GMT 2008

Felipe Martinez Hermo wrote:
>    Hi, everybody!
> I have been using samab on Debian for years and I have recently 
> migrated my file server from version 3.0.14a-3sarge2 to 3.0.24-6etch4.
> One or our applications stores its data in a shared folder. This data 
> is distributed in over 29000 files of about 1k-40k and is so much 
> slower when it runs on the new server.
> I have thoroughly revised both smb.conf files, but can't see 
> significant differences. I have read them so much that probably I'm 
> already obfuscated.
> I have tuned socket options, but can't see any improvement.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance
how are your settings in /proc/sys/vm/*?  If you've got the RAM, turn 
down the vfs_cache_pressure - you should get more hits.  Also, what file 
system are you using?

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