[Samba] Samba 4.7.x IOWAIT / load average

Christophe Yayon cyayon at nbux.org
Thu Jan 11 06:14:48 UTC 2018

Ok, i understand that, but with my surveillance cameras, there is a load problem...

They are doing small continuous IO and load average on samba server is abnormally high !

No one other encounter this problem ? Only myself ?


Christophe Yayon

> On 10 Jan 2018, at 21:44, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 11:20:30AM +0100, Christophe Yayon via samba wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I found the problem !
>> It was the params "strict sync" which is default to "Yes" on 4.7.x and "No" on 4.6.x and previous.
>> When i force to "strict sync = no" in my config file, no more abnormal load average.
>> is this normal to default to "yes" on 4.7.x ?
> Yes, it's a much safer option.

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