[Samba] Direct I/O

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Jan 24 17:39:04 UTC 2022

On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 10:45:12AM +1300, Christian Blume via samba wrote:
>Do you know if Samba supports Direct I/O using the O_DIRECT flag on
>Linux? And if so, which configuration flag would be responsible for
>it? Thus far I couldn't find any documentation on it.

No, we don't currently use O_DIRECT on Linux.

It doesn't match to SMB2+ semantics. What advantage
do you think you might get from O_DIRECT ?

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