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

Bjoern Meier bjoern.meier at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 10:46:31 MDT 2014


2014-03-31 18:09 GMT+02:00 DNK <ml at srvrs.co>:
> 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!

Exactly. just the data partition. That is pretty neat and the timing
was perfect. We are planing a new subnet, just for storages. Well, a
few more  tests are involved but yeah, this was really really
Thanks for that.


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