Subject: Re: buffer cache memory management revision
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <email@example.com>
Date: 12/01/2003 00:13:46
> Here's a snapshot of my buffer cache implementation changes. Included
> are MD patches for archs named a* + i386 + sparc. The resulting kernel has
> run on i386 & sparc.
> I would appreciate it if port-masters could look over the MD changes
> (which mostly boil down to deleting calls to allocsys() and the special
> buffer memory mapping code) and verify that it does the right thing.
currently, the MD part deals with some allocation policies,
eg. preferablly allocate buffers from DMAable memory.
how do you think about it?
i guess "file" page caches can use the same or similar mechanism.