Re: [PATCH v10 00/21] Support ext4 on NV-DIMMs
From: Zwisler, Ross
Date: Thu Aug 28 2014 - 18:10:02 EST
On Thu, 2014-08-28 at 11:08 +0300, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> On 08/27/2014 06:45 AM, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > One of the primary uses for NV-DIMMs is to expose them as a block device
> > and use a filesystem to store files on the NV-DIMM. While that works,
> > it currently wastes memory and CPU time buffering the files in the page
> > cache. We have support in ext2 for bypassing the page cache, but it
> > has some races which are unfixable in the current design. This series
> > of patches rewrite the underlying support, and add support for direct
> > access to ext4.
> > Note that patch 6/21 has been included in
> > https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/viro/vfs.git/log/?h=for-next-candidate
> Matthew hi
> Could you please push this to the regular or a new public tree?
> (Old versions are at: https://github.com/01org/prd)
I've pushed the updated tree to https://github.com/01org/prd in the master
branch. All the older versions of the code that we've had while rebasing are
still available in their own branches.