On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 18:03 +0200, Alberto wrote: > On Sun, 18 Apr 2010 at 18:13:55 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > >> Is the notify patch included on this module backport? It helps a lot > >> to free compressed RAM not used anymore. Acording to the description, > > >This does not appear to have been accepted upstream yet. If it has, > >please provide a reference (commit hash and repository URL). > > > It seems that some patches have been accepted for 2.6.35: > > http://email@example.com/msg00182.html > > I don't have the skills to evaluate if backporting this feature > would be feassible, or too intrusive. This looks possible to backport, but it will involve an ABI bump (hence a change of binary package names) so I won't apply the changes straight away. (For future reference, the commits are: commit b27256439568950f30864ccecaeb6dfb588089d5 Author: Nitin Gupta <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon May 17 11:02:42 2010 +0530 swap: Add flag to identify block swap devices commit b3a27d0529c6e5206f1b60f60263e3ecfd0d77cb Author: Nitin Gupta <email@example.com> Date: Mon May 17 11:02:43 2010 +0530 swap: Add swap slot free callback to block_device_operations commit 107c161b7ddeeb7da43509cc6b29211885ccd9af Author: Nitin Gupta <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon May 17 11:02:44 2010 +0530 Staging: ramzswap: Handler for swap slot free callback though other ramszswap changes may also be needed.) Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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