Kernel 2.6.25 gets splice TCP read support.
jra at samba.org
Fri Feb 8 03:45:37 GMT 2008
On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 09:42:36PM -0600, Steve French wrote:
> Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> You're supposed to be keeping me up to date
>> on this stuff :-).
>> But it means that Samba 3.2 with a 2.6.25 kernel
>> should be able to do TCP zerocopy read/write with
>> Samba ! Eat your heart out Sun with your kernel
>> CIFS implementation :-) :-).
>> Any chance of doing some speed tests with that ?
> Not sure how that snuck by without my noticing it either ... I pull the new
> kernel every few days.
> I have the current linux-2.6.git kernel with that in it, running Samba on
> the machine next to this, but have not tried our copy test on it.
Ok, don't think it's built by default yet (no libc definition
for splice()) - but we can do a custom build and test tomorrow.
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