[Samba] Configuring aio_pthread

Andrew Walker walker.aj325 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 08:34:15 MDT 2014

As far as I can tell this behavior doesn't appear to be officially
documented. Am I looking in the wrong place? Should the manpage for
vfs_aio_pthread be updated to reflect that it is currently only supported
on Linux and that pthread-based AIO path is built into smbd after 4.x.x?

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 12:26 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:

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

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