[Samba] single stream performance issue, Win2K, WinXP, Samba 3.2.5-4lenny7 (Debian Lenny)
esiotrot at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 17:28:29 MST 2010
2010/1/24 Stan Hoeppner <stan at hardwarefreak.com>:
> Michael Wood put forth on 1/24/2010 6:09 AM:
>> Except that he said "I can copy files between the Win2K and WinXP
>> machines at just over 10MB/s in a single stream and max out the 11MB/s
>> with two streams." I am assuming he used the same client in that test
>> as he did with the test against Samba. So from what he's said it
>> seems that he gets more speed with a Windows server than with Samba
>> for the same client.
> This is correct. Except, just to be clear, the two Windows machines are both
> _client_ versions of MS Windows, not Windows Server. I eliminated my only
I meant "server" in the sense that you connect to it from a client
rather in the "Windows Server 200x" sense.
> remaining Windows server box a short wile ago, replacing it with the Samba
> server on much newer faster hardware. So, the environment consists of two
> Windows workstations and one Linux/Samba server (although it serves much more
> than just Samba).
> Almost all of my testing has been performed at the console of the Windows 2000
> Professional workstation. The two remote test systems are Samba 3.2.5 on Debian
> Lenny and a Windows XP Home machine. I'm sure when you said Windows "server"
> you meant server in the SMB client/server relationship sense, but just in case I
Yes, that's what I meant :)
> thought I'd clarify exactly what systems are involved to prevent possible
> confusion. So, ironically, these two Windows clients serve single stream SMB to
> one another faster than either of them to/from Samba.
Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>
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