Technical Deep Dive of the Likewise SMB Server

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Monday, September 14, 2009
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The Likewise CIFS server is a new introduction to the Likewise Open project sponsored by Likewise Software. This new code base is released under a combination of the GNU LGPLv2.1+ and GPLv2+ licenses. This session explains the architecture of the Likewise IO manager and related processes, provide code walk through of the relevant drivers, and explain how the IO paths can be customized for specific storage platforms. More information can be found at http://www.likewiseopen.org/. The source code is available from http://git.likewise.com/