Re: zram/zsmalloc issues in very low memory conditions

From: Luigi Semenzato
Date: Thu Oct 31 2013 - 20:27:37 EST

[apologies for the previous HTML email]

Hi Olav,

I haven't personally done it. Seth outlines the configuration in this thread:

Stephen, can you add more detail from your experience?


On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 4:34 PM, Olav Haugan <ohaugan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Luigi,
> On 10/24/2013 6:12 PM, Luigi Semenzato wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 5:35 PM, Olav Haugan <ohaugan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi Bob, Luigi,
>>> On 10/23/2013 5:55 PM, Bob Liu wrote:
>>>> On 10/24/2013 05:51 AM, Olav Haugan wrote:
>>>> By the way, could you take a try with zswap? Which can write pages to
>>>> real swap device if compressed pool is full.
>>> zswap might not be feasible in all cases if you only have flash as
>>> backing storage.
>> Zswap can be configured to run without a backing storage.
> I was under the impression that zswap requires a backing storage. Can
> you elaborate on how to configure zswap to not need a backing storage?
> Olav Haugan
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