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Re: compat_linux and AIO

   Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2012 18:12:54 +0100
   From: David Laight <>

   On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 04:16:38PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
   > Getting AIO working natively first would be a good step. :(

   How does Linux handle aio?
   Some OS (noteably RSX/11M and windows) always do async io, synchonous
   requests just wait for the io to finish.

That's what Linux does for the most part.  I don't think our current
VFS protocol is particularly amenable to making this work easily.

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