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Subject[PATCH 3/3] Rename ramzswap to zram in documentation
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Changes:
- Included example to show usage as generic
(non-swap) disk with ext4 filesystem.
- Renamed rzscontrol with zramconfig to match
with new device naming.

Signed-off-by: Nitin Gupta <ngupta@vflare.org>
---
drivers/staging/zram/zram.txt | 51 +++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------
1 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/zram/zram.txt b/drivers/staging/zram/zram.txt
index 9694acf..8c4d2cd 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/zram/zram.txt
+++ b/drivers/staging/zram/zram.txt
@@ -1,46 +1,57 @@
-ramzswap: Compressed RAM based swap device
--------------------------------------------
+zram: Compressed in-memory block device
+---------------------------------------

Project home: http://compcache.googlecode.com/

* Introduction

-The ramzswap module creates RAM based block devices which can (only) be used as
-swap disks. Pages swapped to these devices are compressed and stored in memory
-itself. See project home for use cases, performance numbers and a lot more.
+The zram module creates RAM based block devices: /dev/ramX (X = 0, 1, ...).
+Pages written to these disks are compressed and stored in memory itself.
+These disks allow very fast I/O and compression provides good amounts of
+memory savings.

-Individual ramzswap devices are configured and initialized using rzscontrol
-userspace utility as shown in examples below. See rzscontrol man page for more
-details.
+See project home for use cases, performance numbers and a lot more.
+
+Individual zram devices are configured and initialized using zramconfig
+userspace utility as shown in examples below. See zramconfig man page for
+more details.

* Usage

-Following shows a typical sequence of steps for using ramzswap.
+Following shows a typical sequence of steps for using zram.

1) Load Modules:
- modprobe ramzswap num_devices=4
- This creates 4 (uninitialized) devices: /dev/ramzswap{0,1,2,3}
+ modprobe zram num_devices=4
+ This creates 4 (uninitialized) devices: /dev/zram{0,1,2,3}
(num_devices parameter is optional. Default: 1)

2) Initialize:
- Use rzscontrol utility to configure and initialize individual
- ramzswap devices. Example:
- rzscontrol /dev/ramzswap2 --init # uses default value of disksize_kb
+ Use zramconfig utility to configure and initialize individual
+ zram devices. For example:
+ zramconfig /dev/zram0 --init # uses default value of disksize_kb
+ zramconfig /dev/zram1 --disksize_kb=102400 # 100MB /dev/zram1

- *See rzscontrol man page for more details and examples*
+ *See zramconfig man page for more details and examples*

3) Activate:
- swapon /dev/ramzswap2 # or any other initialized ramzswap device
+ mkswap /dev/zram0
+ swapon /dev/zram0
+
+ mkfs.ext4 /dev/zram1
+ mount /dev/zram1 /tmp

4) Stats:
- rzscontrol /dev/ramzswap2 --stats
+ zramconfig /dev/zram0 --stats
+ zramconfig /dev/zram1 --stats

5) Deactivate:
- swapoff /dev/ramzswap2
+ swapoff /dev/zram0
+ umount /dev/zram1

6) Reset:
- rzscontrol /dev/ramzswap2 --reset
- (This frees all the memory allocated for this device).
+ zramconfig /dev/zram0 --reset
+ zramconfig /dev/zram1 --reset
+ (This frees memory allocated for the given device).


Please report any problems at:
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1.6.6.1


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