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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/40] Swap over Networked storage -v12
On Fri, 04 May 2007 12:26:51 +0200, Peter Zijlstra <> wrote:
>>> There is a fundamental deadlock associated with paging;

On Fri, May 04, 2007 at 12:27:16PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
>> I know you'd really like people like myself to review this work, but a
>> set of 40 patches is just too much to try and digest at once
>> especially when I have other things going on. When I have lots of
>> other things already on my plate, when I see a huge patch set like
>> this I have to just say "delete" because I don't kid myself since
>> I know I'll never get to it.
>> Sorry there's now way I can review this with my current workload.

On Sat, May 05, 2007 at 10:43:00AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> There also quite alot of only semi-related thing in there. It would
> be much better to only do the network stack and iscsi parts first
> and leave nfs out for a while. Especially as the former are definitively
> useful while I strongly doubt that for swap over nfs.

This is backward. As much as we hate it, the common case is swap over
nfs, essentially because that is/was how things were commonly set up
for other operating systems. I'm not a Solaris administrator, though,
so various disclaimers apply.

-- wli
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