[dm-crypt] Mutithread Support
gmazyland at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 06:04:36 CET 2018
On 02/20/2018 12:08 AM, Doug Meyer wrote:
> Does dm-crypt support multithreading. Have found sites stating yes,
> but the configuration is unclear. Contacted Redhat, they linked to a
> 6-yr old post saying no despite the newer posts.
Yes (if the question is if dm-crypt uses all cores while enrypting IOs).
For RHEL it depends: for RHEL6 there is only parallel processing if it is submitted
from different processes, for RHEL7 it is the same as upstream (dm-crypt
uses all cores).
What 6-year old post you mean? (If it is RHEL6, then it is perhaps correct.)
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