On Mon, Dec 08, 2014 at 11:55:07AM +0100, Dan Horák wrote:
On Mon, 8 Dec 2014 11:36:47 +0100
Karel Zak <kzak(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> BTW, util-linux v2.26 (f22) is going to contain new command zramctl(8)
> $ zramctl --help
> lt-zramctl [options] <device>
> lt-zramctl -r <device> [...]
> lt-zramctl [options] -f | <device> -s <size>
> -a, --algorithm lzo|lz4 compression algorithm to use
can this work with HW accelerated compressors like the one in IBM Power
CPUs? See eg.
Not sure, but it seems that zram currently supports only lzo and lz4
compression backends and boths are pure SW solutions. It does not use
IMB nx-compression (kernel ./drivers/crypto/nx/nx-842.c).
Karel Zak <kzak(a)redhat.com>