[Samba] open(2) O_DIRECT on smbmount gives EINVAL
samba at esilo.com
Sun Oct 15 03:22:25 GMT 2006
I tried this but got the same results, EINVAL?
mount.cifs //machine/share /cifstest \
Is the samba client utils, like smbmount and mount.cifs, supposed to support
O_DIRECT? There is mention of it in release notes, mostly samba4. Wondering if
I need a patch or something.
Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 09:32:05PM -0400, tupple wrote:
>> Does samba 3.0.23c not support the use of O_DIRECT? When I try to open an
>> smbmount'd file using O_DIRECT, I get EINVAL. I am able to use O_DIRECT
>> with no problems on a block device and nfs mounts, so I know the kernel
>> supports it.
> Are you using smbfs or cifsfs ? It isn't the Samba
> server side that doesn't support the O_DIRECT, this
> is a client side option. I would imagine cifsfs
> supports this.
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