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SubjectRe: 2.4.0-test9-pre8
On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Pavel Machek wrote:

> This really should be documented, somewhere.

Indeed ;)

> For example swapping over nbd to localhost can not work.
> Swapping over nbd to any other host can not work, too; but it
> might be fixable.

This is one of the next things on my TODO list, actually.

For example, take a look at and in
our office here we have >50 disless workstations. I really
want to fix swap over network to work correctly...

> Swapping to /dev/loop* probably can not work.

Probably not no ... we really need to rework /dev/loop into
an md-like thing ;)

> Swapping to file on nfs does not work.

Any fundamental reasons, or is this in the "fixable"
category? If it is fixable, I'd like to fix it ;)

(but I haven't taken a look at the hairy parts yet,
so I'd like to hear from the people who have tried)

> Perhaps this should be added to Documentation/swap.txt?
> (Rik, you know about this issues... Do you feel like creating
> Documentation/swap.txt?)

I don't really have the opportunity to write documentation
right now - BIG lack of time ;(...


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