[Samba] Configuring aio_pthread

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Sep 10 11:26:53 MDT 2014

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 12:15:06PM -0500, Andrew Walker wrote:
> Jeremy, thanks for your response.
> FreeNAS is currently on samba 4.1.11
> Based on your response this means that the smb.conf file should not have the
> parameter "vfs options = aio_pthread", correct?

aio_pthread won't hurt on FreeNAS (or any of the *BSD's)
but won't help as it only provides async opens where
each thread can have an independent user token (which
isn't the case on the *BSD's, only on Linux at the

The basic pthread-based AIO path is now built into
smbd directly (thanks to Volker !).


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