SMB3 and RDMA support

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Sun May 18 13:51:05 MDT 2014

On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 11:55 AM, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher
<metze at> wrote:
> Am 17.05.2014 11:22, schrieb Michael Adam:
>> On 2014-05-16 at 03:15 -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>>> After discussing things with Michael Adam at the bar camp, I think we
>>> now have an approach to SMB Direct (SMB3 over RDMA) that is workable,
>>> so I anticipate working with the stuff that Metze and Michael are
>>> doing and helping to get it moving.
>> Right, I will follow up with details soon (txt, wiki, git).
>> I'm looking forward to collaborating and getting this up to speed!
> I just found that there's a ibv_fork_init() function.
> Maybe there's some hope that we don't need an external daemon.

Yes, I think that is what it does mean. See here, for example:

Richard Sharpe

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