Subject: Re: swapfs and uvm.
To: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 03/14/2000 11:36:46
> * Perhaps later on using some sort of tree for directory entries.
> Maybe not an issue - how big to directories grow on /tmp?
The top-level directory in /tmp gets fairly large on some systems.
Maybe a hash table?
> * Is it possible to release individual pages in an aobj back to the
> system? This is one of the major problems with the current mfs (as
> well as copying data multiple times). If not, is there another sort
> of uvm object that might be better suited to a swapfs?
I think someone else suggested implementing it as one aobj per file.
I think this would be a better approach..
(among other things, it makes things like mmap of files in /tmp
potentially less painful..)