copy offload for SMB?
ddiss at suse.de
Fri Feb 22 08:08:50 MST 2013
On Fri, 22 Feb 2013 06:45:36 -0800
Richard Sharpe <realrichardsharpe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 2:30 AM, David Disseldorp <ddiss at suse.de> wrote:
> > On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:49:35 -0800
> > Richard Sharpe <realrichardsharpe at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Now to check if W2K08 sends such an FSCTL to see if it can get a resume key.
> > 2k8 doesn't use it for copies initiated via Explorer, 2k12 does though.
> > See source3/smbd/smb2_ioctl_network_fs.c for the Samba implementation.
> Thanks. Do you know if it is exposed on W2K08 via CopyFileEx or
> something like that?
Server support is there, with a few quirks. I'm not aware of anything
pre-2k12 that uses it on the client side, but the ioctl itself has been
around for donkey's years (SMB1), so there's likely something obscure
1. [cifs-protocol] FSCTL_SRV_COPYCHUNK locking discrepancies
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