ITP: nbd -- supporting utilities for the Linux Kernel's Network Block Device
I intent to package the nbd utilities by Pavel Machek, that support the
Network Block Device in the Linux Kernel. This block device is essentially
a disk server-protocol, which makes it possible to do swapping over
TCP/IP, or use the device as a filesystem when NFS or other Network
Filesystem Protocols are not sufficient for some reason.
The upstream packages are (for now) available from
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