On Tue, 10 Oct 2000 kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Hmmm, so we will need some surgery in the TCP (and IP?) code
> > to make swap-over-network a reality ?
> I hope that note was irrelevant.
So do I, but maybe there are more hidden traps to get stuff
working /reliably/ ...
> > deep surgery, I'll probably wait until I've fixed some other,
> > more urgent, VM issues ...
> I do not think that it is urgent. sk->allocation cures nbd.
> But the most possibility of dead loop in try_to_free_pages()
> opens a flaw, yes.
It's not a /very/ urgent thing, but there are some people out
there using Linux on diskless machines who /would/ like to
have the ability to use swap space from those machines...
(and if the TCP/IP issues aren't that hard, I'll try and work
out the VM issues involved with this problem)
"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000