[Samba] Mac OS Mavericks über slow

Ralph Böhme rb at sernet.de
Wed Feb 4 10:38:55 MST 2015

On Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 04:09:41PM +0100, Roel van Meer wrote:
> Ralph Böhme writes:
> >> >Samba 4.2 will ship a new VFS module that addresses this:
> >> >vfs_fruit. It stacks with vfs_streams_xattr but takes care of the
> >> >resource fork stream itself (on Linux: by saving it to a ._
> >> >AppleDouble file).
> >>
> >> I can confirm that with Samba 4.2.0rc2, with vfs_streams_xattr
> >> and vfs_fruit the time it takes to list a shared dir
> >> with ~8000 files in it drops from 3m25s to 23s.
> >> Tested with OSX 10.9.5.
> >
> >And this is just the beginning, once we have my AAPL patches in Samba,
> >this should go down to a just few seconds.
> A late followup question: since we work in a mixed Win/Mac
> environment: is there a performance penalty or change in behaviour
> expected for Windows clients if these two vfs modules are enabled?

you enable alternate data streams, but that shouldn't have much

> In other words; can I enable them without any adverse effects for
> the Windows clients?

yes. Ymmv! ;)


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