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[dm-devel] Re: dmcache project



ganesh kumar wrote:
hello,
      I am working on the dmcacheio project which is described in the
http://kernelnewbies.org/KernelProjects/DmCache.I am newbie to he
kernel modules..kindly give me the ideas to implement the project
through device mapper.hoping replies

Someone already started on this: http://users.cis.fiu.edu/~zhaom/dmcache/index.html

There are plenty of possible improvements:
Parameter tuning (e.g. block size)
Replacing the set associative crap with a fully associative hash table
Sequential IO bypass
Flash-optimized writeback (e.g. log-structured)

Wes Felter


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