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Transcendent (?) memory

Transcendent (?) memory

Posted Jul 9, 2009 3:54 UTC (Thu) by firasha (subscriber, #4230)
In reply to: Transcendent (?) memory by ncm
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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