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Old 08-11-2008, 12:54 PM   #1
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Samba - When is "socket options = SO_SNDBUF=8192 SO_RCVBUF=8192" Nessesary?


I was told this performance increasing option wasn't necessary in new versions of samba or linux kernel. Is this true? if so when?
 
Old 08-11-2008, 03:45 PM   #2
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Well, I don't use these settings and have no performance problems with Samba, at least under small loads, don't know how it would behave under high usage.
 
Old 08-12-2008, 09:46 AM   #3
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Yes these are to help large file transfers etc.
 
Old 08-13-2008, 10:04 PM   #4
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bumpy - thoughtS?
 
Old 09-05-2008, 09:39 AM   #5
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I would do some testing without the so_sndbuf / so_rcvbuf set and then with it set and then possibly with higher values.

I'm not sure how you would measure it - what program or utility to us for measurement.

I suppose a good 'ol stop watch would work.
 
  


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