Possibly OT: NFS vs SMB performance

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 22:52:56 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 11:18 AM, Andrea Venturoli <ml at netfence.it> wrote:

> Hello.
> Sorry to ask here: maybe it's not the best place, but it might be a start
> (the client and server are both FreeBSD).
> The server exports the same directory via NFS and via SMB.
> I'd expect some performance penalty when using SMB, but:
> "find /nfs_mounted_dir >/dev/null" takes more or less 1 minute;
> "find /smb_mounted_dir >/dev/null" takes nearly 10 minutes.
> Is this normal in your experience?


Adam Vande More

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