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SubjectRe: Swapping for diskless nodes
Hi!

> > On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Pavel Machek wrote:
> >
> > > I'd call that configuration error. If swap-over-nbd works in all but
> > > such cases, its okay with me.
> >
> > Agreed. I'm very interested in this case too, I guess we
> > should start testing swap-over-nbd and trying to fix things
> > as we encounter them...
> >
> We do "testing" swap-over-nbd for some time now... :-))
>
> In fact, all our workstations in our office are xS+S Diskless Clients,
> and about 50 Diskless Clients are running at several customer sites.
>
> In order to make Pavel happy :-) we did some more stress testing
> now, and here are the results:

Pavel is happy ;-).

> We set up a quite old machine (ASUS P55T2P4 motherboard,
> 64MB RAM, AMD K6/200 CPU, Matrox Millenium II graphics card,
> RTL8139 100MBit Ethernet) as Diskless Client with NBD Swap.
>
> We installed our up-coming BLD-3.1 with Linux-2.2.19 kernel,
> Etherboot+initrd, DevFS and NBD swap patches.

Can you revert NBD swap patch and try again? It should break. If it
does not break, your testing is not good enough.
Pavel
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