[Samba] Question about performance difference between samba4 versions

Sven Schwedas sven.schwedas at tao.at
Tue Mar 24 10:42:34 MDT 2015

On 2015-03-24 17:36, Dennis Kramer (DT) wrote:
> Yes. Exactly the same.

You can try comparing the output of testparm -sv of both versions, there
might be different defaults.

> On Tue, 24 Mar 2015, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 03:56:42PM +0100, Dennis Kramer (DT) wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Can somebody maybe explain to me why there is a (huge) difference
>>> between the default samba package in ubuntu trusty (4.1.6) and the
>>> from source compiled stable version.
>>> I cannot find the reason why the ubuntu version is so much faster
>>> when doing a move (50 items p/sec) of a bunch of files and doing the
>>> same move on the compiled version of samba (2 items p/sec).
>>> Generic transfer rates (normal read/write operations) are no
>>> problem, I only notice the drop in performance rate while doing an
>>> explicit move of (50+) files from one subdirectory to another.
>>> Source and target share is the same. Such a move operation should be
>>> close to instant.
>>> Did I miss something?
>> Are they using the same smb.conf ?
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Sven Schwedas
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