GSoC 2011: SMB2 protocol support for CIFS Linux kernel module
piastryyy at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 00:38:33 MDT 2011
This summer I am working on implementation of SMB2 protocol support
for CIFS Linux kernel module.
My project includes several stages:
1) port existing SMB2 code to CIFS Linux kernel modules.
2) adapt parallel and asynchronous infrastructure to work in CIFS modules.
3) implement new SMB2.1 caching semantic.
Now, I am at the first one. For the current date I got
mount/umount/stat operations work correctly (ported all pending smb2
patches on top of current master branch + created three extra ones
mostly related to demultiplex thread and mount codepaths).
You can see updates on smb2-dev and smb2-dev-experimental branches
from my git repo on git.etersoft.ru:
As the next steps, I am going to reconsider mid structure and start
working on inode/file operations.
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