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SubjectRE: bug in cleancache ocfs2 hook, anybody want to try cleancache?
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Hi,

On Tue, 2011-07-26 at 07:54 -0700, Dan Magenheimer wrote:
> > > > Also, as regards your earlier question wrt a kvm backend, I may be
> > > > tempted to have a go at writing one, but I'd like to figure out what
> > > > I'm letting myself in for before making any commitment to that,
> >
> > > I think the hardest part is updating the tmem.c module in zcache
> > > to support multiple "clients". When I ported it from Xen, I tore
> > > all that out. Fortunately, I've put it back in during RAMster
> > > development but those changes haven't yet seen the light of day
> > > (though I can share them offlist).
> >
> > I'd like to try and understand the design of the existing code before I
> > consider anything more advanced such as writing a kvm backend,
>
> FYI, the "hardest part" (support for multiple clients) is now in
> Linus's tree as of today. With a little hypercall and glue code,
> KVM might just work now with tmem/cleancache/frontswap.
>
> Dan
>

Thanks for the heads up,

Steve.




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