Buildbot cifs/smb3 testing improvements

Tom Talpey ttalpey at
Wed Mar 20 13:52:11 UTC 2019

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-cifs-owner at <linux-cifs-owner at> On
> Behalf Of Aurélien Aptel
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:21 AM
> To: Stefan Metzmacher <metze at>; ronnie sahlberg
> <ronniesahlberg at>; Steve French <smfrench at>
> Cc: CIFS <linux-cifs at>; samba-technical <samba-
> technical at>
> Subject: Re: Buildbot cifs/smb3 testing improvements
> Stefan Metzmacher <metze at> writes:
> > So far I wasn't able to use the upstream cifs.ko with smbdirect with any
> > kind of RDMA driver at all against Windows.
> I've managed to test it last year on actual hardware against
> Windows. You should ask Long Li, he is still working on it.

FYI, the Soft iWARP code is very close to being ready to go upstream, it may provide another (and less buggy) test opportunity than Soft RoCE. I'm at the Open Fabrics Workshop right now with Bernard Metzler, the SIW author, and can chat with him and other RDMA maintainers about this.


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