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[dm-devel] Re: [RFC][PATCH] dm-cache: block level disk cache target for device mapper



On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 06:26:34PM +0000, Eric Van Hensbergen wrote:
> This is the first cut of a device-mapper target which provides a write-back
> or write-through block cache.  It is intended to be used in conjunction with
> remote block devices such as iSCSI or ATA-over-Ethernet, particularly in
> cluster situations.

How does this work in practice? In other words, what is a typical actual
configuration?

There is a remote block device, and a local one, and these are kept into
sync in some way?

Thanks.

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