No surprise on memory
erik at laptop.org
Tue Dec 16 14:48:36 EST 2008
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 12:15:37PM -0600, Jameson Quinn wrote:
> Erik, what is the latest status on Compcache? Obviously, this could
> relieve some of the pressure, but does not remove the need for an OOM
> strategy (or strategies).
I provided and tested a patch to apply it to a branch of our kernel git
tree to our kernel devs. I believe it has been pushed into one tree but
I am unsure.
Deepak: What next?
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 11:38 AM, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 1:40 PM, Erik Garrison <erik at laptop.org> wrote:
> > > What about using a NAND partition as swap? Has this ever been done?
> > > Given that partition support is a recent development it seems unlikely.
> > There's been discussion on this list about it. I don't think the mtd
> > driver does any wear-levelling, and the swap usage patterns are
> > probably murder.
> > googling about I landed this paper from an Intel guy -
> > http://www.google.com.ar/search?q=linux+swap+mtd+nand
> > www.celinux.org/elc08_presentations/belyakov_elc2008_compressed_swap_final_doc.pdf
> > cheers,
> > m
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