CNFS and Linux 2.4

Erik Heinz erik at
Fri Nov 9 16:00:52 UTC 2001

On Fri, Nov 09, 2001 at 09:45:15AM +0000, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:

> In early 2.4 kernels, you couldn't mmap() block devices at all. Since
> 2.4.10 or so, you can, since blockdevices are now accessed through the
> page cache instead of the buffer cache. 

Great. I just tested CNFS on partition devices with Linux-2.4.14, and it
works! It didn't work with 2.4.12, though.

Seems Linux-2.4 becomes more and more useable.

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