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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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