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Date:   Tue, 28 Sep 2021 13:11:29 +1000
From:   "NeilBrown" <>
To:     "David Howells" <>
        "Theodore Ts'o" <>,,,
        "Trond Myklebust" <>,
        "Darrick J. Wong" <>,
        "Jeff Layton" <>,
        "Andreas Dilger" <>,
        "Anna Schumaker" <>,,
        "Bob Liu" <>,
        "Darrick J. Wong" <>,
        "Josef Bacik" <>,
        "Seth Jennings" <>,
        "Jens Axboe" <>,,,,, "Chris Mason" <>,
        "David Sterba" <>,
        "Minchan Kim" <>,
        "Steve French" <>,
        "Dan Magenheimer" <>,, "Ilya Dryomov" <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH v3 0/9] mm: Use DIO for swap and fix NFS swapfiles

On Sat, 25 Sep 2021, David Howells wrote:
> Whilst trying to make this work, I found that NFS's support for swapfiles
> seems to have been non-functional since Aug 2019 (I think), so the first
> patch fixes that.  Question is: do we actually *want* to keep this
> functionality, given that it seems that no one's tested it with an upstream
> kernel in the last couple of years?

SUSE definitely want to keep this functionality.  We have customers
using it.
I agree it would be good if it was being tested somewhere....


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