Subject: Re: MFS over ISO-9660 union mounted with no swap space?
To: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/14/1999 18:22:54
Mike Cheponis writes:

 > 1. Dedicated swap is totally bogus in 21st century OSs
 > 2. Auto-defrag should be a low-priority background task, always running
 > 3. Fixed numbers of inodes is totally bogus in 21st century OSs

We will look forward eagerly to your code that implements these
things, since they are so trivial and obvious.

 > 4. I should be able to have a VM system that allows me to have an array that
 >    occupies all of available filesystem space if I want, and to be able to
 >    manipulate that array in my userland program as if I had all of that
 >    memory; after all, what the heck is a VM system for?

what, you mean mmap() ?