Transcendent (?) memory
Posted Jul 9, 2009 3:54 UTC (Thu) by firasha
In reply to: Transcendent (?) memory
Parent article: Transcendent memory
Dan explained his choice of "transcendent" in the original thread:
> While true that this memory is "exceeding usual limits", the more
> important criteria is that it may disappear.
> It might be clearer to just call it "ephemeral memory".
Ephemeral tmem (precache) may be the most interesting, but there
is persistent tmem (preswap) as well. Both are working today
and both are included in the patches I posted.
Looking for a term encompassing both, I chose "transcendent".
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