Subject: Re: Building an alternate backing store.
To: gabriel rosenkoetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
Date: 07/14/2000 10:17:43
<email@example.com> (gabriel rosenkoetter) writes:
> The principle is that memory (even paged memory) is something that
> should not be run out to a file system unless absolutely necessary, so
> if there's a another machine within a cluster not using all of its
> physical RAM, let's put some pages in the space it's not using.
This approach sounds like the idea of xFS applied to backing store.
 no, not the SGI XFS, the Berkeley xFS.