[Samba] Multichannel and RSS Not Detected

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jun 21 15:26:51 UTC 2022

On Tue, Jun 21, 2022 at 02:58:40PM +0200, L. van Belle via samba wrote:
>At first, multi-channel ist only available if two hosts (e.g. server and client) are
>Interconnected with more then one NIC and all interfaces provides the same network speed.
>For example, to can use a server with 4x 1Gbps NICs and a client with 2x 1Gbps
>NICs connected to a switch (only two NICs will be used for multi-channel),
>but you can’t use a 100Mbps NIC + 1Gbps NIC for the client.
>Windows only uses NICs with the same speed for multi-channel!
>Check if you get kernel 5.16+
>multiple improvements on multichannel code.
>And try adding VFS_object aio_pthread

vio_aio_pthread only helps with concurrent
opens. The main code in that module was moved
into the main smbd by Volker and uses threads
by default now.

So vio_aio_pthread really doesn't help much.

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