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Date:	Sat, 07 Sep 2013 18:22:18 +0200
From:	Marco Stornelli <marco.stornelli@...il.com>
To:	richard -rw- weinberger <richard.weinberger@...il.com>
CC:	Linux FS Devel <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Vladimir Davydov <vdavydov@...allels.com>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/19] pramfs

Il 07/09/2013 16:58, richard -rw- weinberger ha scritto:
> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Marco Stornelli
> <marco.stornelli@...il.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> this is an attempt to include pramfs in mainline. At the moment pramfs
>> has been included in LTSI kernel. Since last review the code is more
>> or less the same but, with a really big thanks to Vladimir Davydov and
>> Parallels, the development of fsck has been started and we have now
>> the possibility to correct fs errors due to corruption. It's a "young"
>> tool but we are working on it. You can clone the code from our repos:
>>
>> git clone git://git.code.sf.net/p/pramfs/code pramfs-code
>> git clone git://git.code.sf.net/p/pramfs/Tools pramfs-Tools
>
> I'm a bit confused, what kind of non-volatile RAM is your fs targeting?
> Wouldn't it make sense to use pstore like
> arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/nvram.c does?
>

Usually battery-backed SRAM, but actually it can be used in any piece of 
ram directly accessible and it provides a normal and complete fs 
interface. Usually I do the fs test remapping my system ram. You can 
find documentation here:

http://pramfs.sourceforge.net

Marco
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