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async I/O functions in HP-UX

Please give me some inoformation about how to use asynchronous I/O
functions properly(aio_read,aio_write etc.) in Unix.I am using HP-UX 10.30 .
Are there  any restrictions applicable  to aio related functions.I tried
one simple program using files & got the following error.

Unsupported file system operation(ENOSYS)
     
If possible please send me a sample code to enable me to try a simple
example using asynchronous I/O.

Please help

Regards
NewtonJJ
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elfieCommented:
try "man 5 ioctl", and read some other (referred) man pages.

Concerning your ENOSYS, which call generated this error?
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elfieCommented:
Can you share your simple program that generated this ENOSYS?
Preferable with an indication which call generated the error
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richardsonjaCommented:
You use Kernel Asynchronous IO (KAIO) you need to enable this specifically. This is done by:

1) Check KAIO driver "asyncdsk" is loaded into the kernel
2) su
   mknod /dev/async c 101 1
   chmod 0666 /dev/async

If you dont have root permissions, you are stuck.

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