AIO support on Linux

Gentoo debiansid at
Wed Oct 18 12:25:29 MSD 2006

actually , it is disk AIO.
how about mod_cache then? cache on local disk, it is useful when serving
files off NFS.

On 10/18/06, Igor Sysoev <is at> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, Gentoo wrote:
> > Is there any possibilty to have Async IO support in nginx-0.5.0?
> > I really need this to serve images.
> What AIO do you mean - the disk file AIO or socket AIO ?
> nginx currently supports socket AIO on FreeBSD only. However, the code
> is not maintainable because the socket AIO in FreeBSD is not scalable
> and kernel may even panic. As I understand vanila Linux kernel has
> no socket AIO.
> nginx does not support disk file AIO. I have plan to support, but
> it would not be soon. To decrease disk latencies you can increase number
> of worker processes.
> Igor Sysoev

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