[linux-mm-cc] Fwd: [RFC][PATCH 0/6] compcache: Compressed Caching

John McCabe-Dansted gmatht at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 22:17:49 EDT 2008

On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 8:50 PM, Nai Xia <nai.xia at gmail.com> wrote:
>  I'd like to help, and
>  1. do you think the benchmark from memtest is enough convincing?
>  shall we introduce some additional tests?
>  2. I plan to use a x86 destop, is it ok? or does the Compressed Caching
>  focus mainly on embedded systems?

compcache is used for Embedded Devices, Small Desktops (aka Virtual
Machines!) and LiveCDs

I have done some testing showing that Compcache can be used to
dramatically reduce memory usage of  LiveCDs, . I believe that Nitin
Gupta is currently interested in benchmarks for the "Small Desktop"
option, which would usually mean x86.

John C. McCabe-Dansted
PhD Student
University of Western Australia

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