[Samba] re: smb server attached to san
medievalist at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 19:29:19 GMT 2008
I have no problems using samba to serve files from an AOE SAN which is
about twice the size of yours.
On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 2:07 PM, Phillip Demers
<phillip.demers at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been handed a server environment with samba serving a 1.5 terabyte SAN
> mount, and find
> connections to the mount slow.
> Any attempt to read the filesystem remotely results in a 5-10 second lag
> before responding.
> Once the initial lag has passed, the filesystem can be read in a reasonable
> responsive manner.
> I'm not sure where to look to identify the problem. It's possible using
> samba to server a SAN
> cluster mount is inherently bad design, from a system architecture
> perspective, but I thought
> I'd float the problem on the list, and see if anyone has anything to
> constructive to contribute.
> Please don't reply with pedantic "post your OS, service config" responses, I
> just want to know
> if anyone else has attempted this configuration, and if so what kind of
> problems they encountered.
> I'm not going to post the config, I'm not asking someone to debug my
> existing config, I'm
> only asking if anyone has seen similar configurations, or experienced
> similar problems.
> pe·dan·tic (adjective)
> overly concerned with minute details or formalisms.
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