[Samba] samba 3.3 - poor performance (compared to NFS)

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 4 16:33:26 MDT 2010

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 02:55:28PM -0700, scott_stone at trendmicro.com wrote:
> OK, I can do that.  In production this box will not be CIFS-mounted by Linux machines, but I wanted to do the iozone benchmarks so I could compare apples-to-apples vs. NFS.  I will go hunt down and repackage a newer CIFS client for centos 5.5.  

Ah, I see. But you're not really testing the server, you're testing the cifsfs client
(well you're testing both, but you're mainly being limited by the cifsfs redirector
I believe).

> Any other hints on server-side tuning that I should be aware of for this case?

Remove the "socket options" stuff. No modern kernel needs that anymore.


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