[ale] file serving
hbbs at comcast.net
Fri Feb 20 15:28:26 EST 2004
Are you saying all the workstations are also gigabit?
On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 14:48, David Hamm wrote:
> Do you think using gigabit over ethernet would have any impact on this? The
> link between the servers and workstations is gigabit.
> On Friday 20 February 2004 02:32 pm, Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> > David -
> > My experience suggests not. 100base-T is going to be the limiting
> > factor; you can watch top or whatever when you're blasting files down
> > via Samba and see that. However, if you do a lot of tarball
> > manipulation or md5sum checking on your fileserver, then it may well
> > matter.
> > - Jeff
> > On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 14:24, David Hamm wrote:
> > > Does anyone know at what point CPU power doesn't help in file serving via
> > > SMB. Can you get comparable performance from a PIII as you would a P4.
> > > Is a Celeron slower at serving files than a comparable speed P4? Any
> > > links or suggestions are welcome. Thanks.
> > >
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