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SubjectRe: future of rmap VM
On 16 Feb 2002, Louis Garcia wrote:

> When do you plan to have a complete rmap VM ready for general use?
> Whats left to do?

Rmap version 11c is considered ready for use.

For rmap 12, which is also ready for use, I have added the
feature of RSS limit enforcement.

Rmap version 13 will get new page launder features.

It seems from now on -rmap will get new features, but no
more changes to the -rmap architecture are needed right

> Also, have you discussed merging this VM into the mainline kernel,
> either 2.4 or 2.5?

I've started pushing some trivial stuff for inclusion into
2.5, but unfortunately current 2.5 just won't boot on my
test box so I cannot test it (either with or without the

Once 2.5 is working on my test box, I'll be ready to merge
some of the larger stuff ...

... I'll try to push things to Linus in small parts, so
nothing will break in the process.

> To me, this VM is far better than the current VM.

Good to hear I've got happy users.


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