[nas-2000] Re: Performance SMB vs FTP

  • From: philipp Wehrheim <flipstar@xxxxxxx>
  • To: nas-2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 17:01:52 +0200


not really guess it would be really usefull
to start all daemons that support it by the inetd

Julius Loman schrieb:
> On Thursday 17 May 2007 16:28, Tom Haukap wrote:
>> Triggerd by the recent discussion about ftp performance I check by box and
>> found out that the SMB transfer rate are only half of the once from ftp.
>> I get nearly 7 MB/s from FTP but only around 3.5 MB/s using SMB.
> you are lucky having such values!!
> i'm getting 1.4MB/s with SMB and 2.8 with CIFS
> i've also done some testing and compiled another smbd in gentoo chroot on NAS 
> with same performance results! so now I think the performance will not be 
> much better via smb/cifs protocol on this NAS hardware.
> at least this cpu has ~70 bogomips compared to ~4000 with my 2.0GHz Pentium-M
> when downloading from NAS, arm cpu in NAS is very busy for smbd (95% or more) 
> and when downloading from my laptop to another computer it is around 2% (at 
> laptop). 
> so now i guess the performance of SMB is limited with NAS hardware.
> has anyone got better results than yours 3.5MB/s ? 

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