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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] zram: generic RAM based compressed R/W block devices
    On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 07:44:20AM +0530, Nitin Gupta wrote:
    > Hi Greg,
    >
    > On 05/28/2010 09:56 PM, Greg KH wrote:
    > > On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 09:38:53PM +0530, Nitin Gupta wrote:
    > >>
    > >> On 05/24/2010 07:48 PM, Nitin Gupta wrote:
    > >>> Creates RAM based block devices: /dev/zramX (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.
    > >>>
    > >>> This is enhancement over existing ramzswap driver which creates
    > >>> virtual block devices (/dev/ramzswapX) which could be used only
    > >>> as swap disks.
    > >>>
    > >>> Now, with the ability to handle any kind of I/O request, zram
    > >>> devices have lot more use cases:
    > >>> - /tmp storage
    > >>> - various caches under /var
    > >>> - swap disks
    > >>> - maybe even more! :)
    > >>>
    > >>> Performance numbers can be found at:
    > >>> http://code.google.com/p/compcache/wiki/zramperf
    > >>>
    > >>
    > >> Any reviews/comments, please?
    > >
    > > We are all busy with the .35-rc1 merge work at the moment, sorry.
    > >
    >
    > Can you please apply these patches to linux-next?

    Yes, I'm working on it, I should get to it by the end of this week.

    > or maybe for .35-rc3/rc4 too?

    No, this is not a bugfix, why would it be acceptable for the .35 kernel
    release?

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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