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					AIO (4)                                   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                                     AIO (4)



NAME
    aio — asynchronous I/O

SYNOPSIS
    To link into the kernel:
    options VFS_AIO
       To load as a kernel loadable module:
              kldload aio

DESCRIPTION
    The aio facility provides system calls for asynchronous I/O. It is available both as a kernel option for static
    inclusion and as a dynamic kernel module.

SEE ALSO
     aio_cancel(2), aio_error(2), aio_read(2), aio_return(2), aio_suspend(2),
     aio_waitcomplete(2), aio_write(2), lio_listio(2), config(8), kldload(8), kldunload(8)

HISTORY
     The aio facility appeared as a kernel option in FreeBSD 3.0. The aio kernel module appeared in
     FreeBSD 5.0.




BSD                                             October 24, 2002                                                 1

				
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