[Linux-aus] SaMBa using all available CPU
leon at cyberknights.com.au
Wed Dec 1 22:06:02 UTC 2004
On Wednesday 01 December 2004 15:07, lug at phormix.com wrote:
> Did you swap to a different architecture?
No, both are Intel Celeries of similar speed. Only hardware differences
are motherboard (one has a built-in via-rhine LAN I/F, the other does
not) and the flaky machine had 1.5GB of RAM, the replacement has only
> Kernel optimization another possibility.
Same hard drive == no software changes.
> Also, check that DMA is turned on with the hard drive?
DMA, readhead, all manner of goodness.
If it helps, the CPU useage is split about 50-50 between user and kernel
time, and doing a "refresh" (involves lots of db activity) in the app
results in one smbd using about 60% CPU on a 2.4GHz machine.
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