[dm-crypt] dm-crypt multithreaded yet?

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Wed Aug 8 17:45:08 CEST 2012


On 08/08/2012 05:31 PM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> This is in 2.6.38 and later, I think:

No, it is not. This is something different.

In current kernel is per-cpu changes but it will not use
parallel cpu cores if it is submitted from the same cpu.

Mikulas' patches tries to create parallel threads and run
operations on all cores (plus some other changes as sorting).

Milan


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