[linux-elitists] A modest proposal: SSD disk acceleration in kernel.
Sat Oct 25 17:29:15 PDT 2008
Jim Thompson wrote:
> Greg KH wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 10:04:01PM +0200, Eugen Leitl wrote:
>>>> There's going to be some pretty radical changes in the next 5 years with
>>>> regards to how memory and "flash" start getting intermixed. Don't worry
>>> Will we get GC on persistent objects, and no more filesystems? And
>>> just how well is Linux is going to play with that, I wonder.
>> If an object is "persistent", why would it ever be garbage collected?
> because you deleted parts of it.
>> Seriously, what are you talking about here, some type of object-based
> Nope.. its an object store.
>> That stuff was debunked long ago. If you really want
>> something like that, just use a database on a raw partition/disk, and
>> you can have it today. To try to do that in a "native" filesystem is
>> just foolish.
> Wait, why did you need to run your database on a *raw* partition
> again? Oh yeah, because its really an object store?
I don't know what your talking about, The file system is a database,
and I'd rather be dead than have a file system
that doesn't have a hierarchical abstraction layer.
For ten years now I have heard the insanity that LISP will be everything
and everything is becoming LISP.
Oh ... No..
I'm glad you like LISP. I hate it, and I've gotten to the point of
liking the LISP community even less.
that might be something to think about if you unwrap it from a bunch of
>> Objects, sheesh, what decade is this anyway...
> Thus Sprach the Perl Generation.
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