[Samba] Samba performance issue

Aleš Bláha ales-76 at seznam.cz
Fri Jan 2 21:28:10 GMT 2009

On Fri, 02 Jan 2009 22:01:49 +0100 (CET)
Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 09:57:34PM +0100, Aleš Bláha wrote:
> > Thank you for your help. I will try what you propose as soon as I get
> > to the machines. But, to be honest, I don't think, the hardware is the
> > bottleneck. The RAID controller and the NIC in the server sit on a
> > different PCI bus and each one has its interrupt hooked to a
> > different CPU. Appart from that, as I've mentioned in the previous
> > post, I can saturate the network when copying files that are cached on
> > the server - but only as long as there are several pending requests -
> > with only one I get just those 30MBs or so (one tcp session vs. couple
> > of them). I will do some more benchmarks next week, post the
> > smb.conf and tcp/ip stack config.
> One thing you might also want to check is get/put operations
> with latest smbclient from the git master branch. This does
> almost optimal streaming smb operations.
> Volker

Hello Volker,

I will try that also, that is after I find out how to build it from the git source.



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