Re: CacheFS status

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Hi,

I am just starting to work on cacheFS.

The 'flaw' David mentioned will not effect my use because it is related to the way hard disks work and I am using SSD's for backing store.

If anyone comes up with a fix or workaround to make cacheFS work better with hard disks for backing store, I would diffidently be interested, just to make sure it will continue to work fine with SSD's, if for no other reason.

Plus, in the sprit of open source software development, I would hope that we can work together and make cacheFD work for everyone.  There are many elements to this design that make it superior to the alternative (cachefiles).

Suresh, I hope you will join the fun.

-=# Paul #=-




>-----Original Message-----
>From: linux-cachefs-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx [mailto:linux-cachefs-
>bounces@xxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Howells
>Sent: Friday, July 09, 2010 6:00 AM
>To: Linux filesystem caching discussion list
>Subject: Re:  CacheFS status
>
>Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> I find multiple references about the CacheFs filesystem (caching
>> backend) in Documentation/Caching of kernel source. However, I could not
>> locate the code inside the kernel tree.
>>
>> What is the status of CacheFS? Has it not been accepeted? Why?
>> Where can I find the sources?
>
>Development on it is stalled because I hit a flaw in my design.  I can send
>you the code if you want.
>
>David
>
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