[Samba] Re: 1MB/s gigabit transfers on dell poweredge

Linda Walsh samba at tlinx.org
Wed Mar 25 00:43:47 GMT 2009

John Drescher wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Ian McDonald <iam at st-andrews.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Raid 5 is not a good setup for performance...
> Its not good for database performance and random small writes but it
> shines in large file operations. Either way a 3 disk raid5 (software
> or hardware) should be able to generate 100MB/s sustained on linux so
> this probably is not an issue.
	Especially since John Terpstra's home setup uses a 4-disk RAID and
gets up to 90MB xfers over CIFS.  (Is that with standard size network/TCP
packetsizes?  Or anything non-default for tuning on that?) :-)

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