Coda File System

Re: rvm & other questions

From: lou <>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 16:07:00 +0000
In some email I received from Jan Harkes <> on Tue, 20 May 2003
10:36:12 -0400, wrote:

> On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 02:32:35PM +0000, lou wrote:
> > I was wondering (while going through rvm papers), is there a
> > possibility to map rvm data onto swap space?
> I did try this once, and had some problems with the fact that RVM
> internally had some things aligned on a 512 byte boundary. Either my
> change was too intrusive, or those cases might have been resolved when
> map_private was introduced. And if the whole page of data was modified
> we can even skip the read operation completely.

You mean hard coded boundaries ? or the algorithm itself is designed to work with this 

Have you though of trying it now?

> No these ideas are exactly what we need to consider as options to make
> RVM perform better, which will end up make Coda servers a lot faster and
> more responsive.

Thanks Jan, that was more that I though I'll get!

I'll dig further :)

Received on 2003-05-20 11:09:45