Archive for July, 2013

Faster Samba (SMB / CIFS) Share Performance

by Jason Stewart
Is your Samba slow? Samba file sharing is great, but performance under Samba’s default configuration is fairly poor. Here are a few options that I add to my smb.conf to get the speed that I need: [global] # FORCE THE DISK SYSTEM TO ALLOCATE REAL STORAGE BLOCKS WHEN # A FILE IS CREATED OR EXTENDED […]