lpsm filesystem

H. Peter Anvin hpa@zytor.com
Wed, 24 Oct 2001 12:39:19 -0700

Carl Janzen wrote:

> On Wed, 2001-10-24 at 10:06, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>>Carl Janzen wrote:
>>>Has anyone considered using a section of lpsm to host a filesystem?  Or
>>>is there a filesystem equivalent that already behaves like lpsm?
>>Sorry, this doesn't make any sense to me... LPSM runs on top of a 
>>filesystem, not vice versa...
> Yes.  There would need to be both the commit log and the backing store
> file on the host filesystem.  The data within the persistent memory
> store could be a filesystem image.

It probably could be done somehow, but it seems like something that's
better done completely in kernel space.  You also need a way to get commit
messages down the chain.