Bug 424391 - ecryptfs does not support direct IO
ecryptfs does not support direct IO
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Eric Sandeen
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2007-12-13 17:03 EST by Eric Sandeen
Modified: 2008-06-19 10:20 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-19 10:20:40 EDT
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Description Eric Sandeen 2007-12-13 17:03:30 EST
ecryptfs does not currently support direct IO (there is no .direct_IO a_op for

Hooking one up doesn't look too bad; I'll look into it.
Comment 1 Eric Sandeen 2008-06-19 10:14:37 EDT
Actually, I think we will live without direct IO for now.  Many filesystems do
not support direct IO, applications have to handle it.  If/when ecryptfs
upstream can do direct IO we can pick that up.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-06-19 10:20:40 EDT
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may appeal
this decision by reopening this request. 

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