[Samba] suggestions for a "fast" fileserver - 1G / 10G

DNK ml at srvrs.co
Mon Mar 31 10:09:48 MDT 2014

On Mar 31, 2014, at 8:53 AM, DNK <ml at srvrs.co> wrote:
>> this was very interesting, because our Samba 3.6 with ext4 has a limit
>> with 8mb/s in a 1GigE.
>> So I have installed a test-machine with Samba 4.1.
>> with ext4: 40 MB/s
>> with xfs: 110 MB/s
>> so the data is pretty accurate.
> To get these speed boosts with XFS, are you guys running the OS on XFS as well, or just a data partition that samba is sharing out? I know squat about XFS, and this thread has prompted me to look into it more.,
> D

Except I now see that “/“ cannot be XFS. So that answers that question!


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