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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/33] Swap over NFS -v14
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On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 21:37 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au>
> Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 14:26:32 +1100
>
> > Is it really worth all the added complexity of making swap
> > over NFS files work, given that you could use a network block
> > device instead?
>
> Don't be misled. Swapping over NFS is just a scarecrow for the
> seemingly real impetus behind these changes which is network storage
> stuff like iSCSI.

Not quite, yes, iSCSI is also on the 'want' list of quite a few people,
but swap over NFS on its own is also a feature of great demand.
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