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authorRichard W.M. Jones <rjones@redhat.com>2019-08-02 17:11:25 +0100
committerJens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>2019-08-02 10:41:24 -0600
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engines: Add Network Block Device (NBD) support using libnbd.
This commit adds a new engine for testing Network Block Devices directly. It requires libnbd (https://github.com/libguestfs/libnbd). To see how to test nbdkit or qemu-nbd read examples/nbd.fio. Signed-off-by: Richard W.M. Jones <rjones@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
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@@ -1998,6 +1998,8 @@ I/O engine
requests for IME. FIO will then decide when to commit these requests.
**libiscsi**
Read and write iscsi lun with libiscsi.
+ **nbd**
+ Synchronous read and write a Network Block Device (NBD).
I/O engine specific parameters
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