Subject: Re: mnt_leaf, v_vnlock, VLAYER
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/06/2005 11:43:31
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On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 12:24:58PM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> > I feel your concern is mis-placed.  Nothing in this thread will
> > preclude what you're describing.
> Oh, good.  I must have misunderstood something, then; I thought someone
> suggested collapsing all the layers' vnodes into one vnode, which it
> seemed to me would make it rather difficult to have a single
> upper-layer vnode map into multiple lower-layer vnodes.  If there is no
> such obstacle, then yes, my concern is not applicable.

We did. Well, abstracting "vnode" and "vnode cloud" into separate ideas.=20
However there is nothing that will prevent us from stacking clouds. :-)=20
And to be honest, fan-in will require that we stack clouds.

Take care,


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