[Samba] Friendly Reminder: Would you please comment on my findings?

Alain Deleglise alain.deleglise at alterway.fr
Fri Aug 18 12:07:01 UTC 2017

Hi Andreas,

Maybe somtehing you already tried but, just in case : try commenting  "hide
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2017-08-18 12:51 GMT+02:00 awl1 via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>:

> Hello one more time,
> unfortunately, one more time, another two weeks have passed without any
> reaction from neither Jeremy in person nor the Samba team/community. I am
> quite a bit astonished, disappointed and negatively surprised indeed: Did I
> do anything wrong when raising my issue with you? Everybody else asking
> questions or raising issues on this list seems to receive great advice,
> while I no longer get any reactions at all...
> Is my issue (a huge performance regression when copying a large number of
> small files both from and to a share with SMB2/3 as compared to SMB1 using
> a Windows 10 client) too technical/complicated (can hardly believe that),
> too hard to understand, or simply (for whatever else reasons) otherwise not
> welcome!?
> Note that - as requested by Jeremy on July 14th: "Look into it some more
> (I'm a bit busy with other stuff right now)." - I think have successfully
> tracked down the performance regression to at least one major root cause,
> which is a client-side issue in SMB2/SMB3 on the Windows platform - see my
> several posts on this list dated July 15th:
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2017-July/209749.html
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2017-July/209750.html
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2017-July/209751.html
> So basically at this point this analysis seems mostly done and I am "only"
> waiting for Jeremy and/or the Samba team to look into my assessment and
> provide your feedback:
> a) Do you think that my analysis as laid out in this full thread,
> particularly the posts referenced above, is valid?
> b) In case you think it is, how can we proceed in terms of making
> Microsoft aware of their performance regression? As I feel that it would be
> much more likely to be successful, I would like the Samba team to raise
> this issue with your Microsoft contacts, rather than me as a private end
> customer (there's no company backing me with regards to this) complaining
> about this (which will only have a very low chance of success)...
> Eagerly looking forward to some feedback and support from the Samba
> community...
> Many thanks for your understanding and support and best regards
> Andreas
> Am 04.08.2017 um 16:49 schrieb awl1:
>> Hello again, Jeremy (and hello, fellow Samba experts - maybe someone of
>> you can comment on this, too!?),
>> please accept my apologies in case you are on vacation - otherwise in
>> case you are still terribly busy, please at least reply very shortly
>> stating when you will finally have some time to look into this issue and my
>> findings...
>> Sorry to still be such a pain in your neck(s), but another two weeks
>> passed, and I still did not receive any feedback on my findings (and
>> questions re making Microsoft aware of their issue in case my analysis is
>> correct).
>> Looking forward to your assessment and proposal on how to move forward...
>> ;-)
>> Thanks a million, best regards & have a great weekend
>> Andreas
>> Am 21.07.2017 um 15:56 schrieb awl1:
>>> Hello Jeremy,
>>> Am 14.07.2017 um 23:33 schrieb Jeremy Allison:
>>>> Look into it some more (I'm a bit busy with other stuff right now).
>>> when will you be available again to look into my latest findings (see
>>> previous posts) and provide your feedback?
>>> If you can confirm that it is Microsoft to blame, what would you propose
>>> to raise this issue with them? Wouldn't this ideally be done by somebody
>>> from the Samba team rather than me?
>>> Many thanks & best regards
>>> Andreas
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