Bug 998543 - SSD cache
SSD cache
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Changes Tracking (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jaroslav Reznik
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Depends On: 1003208 999690 1000078 1000817 1001120 1003207 1004693
Blocks: 1008227 1008228
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Reported: 2013-08-19 09:44 EDT by Jaroslav Reznik
Modified: 2013-12-18 09:00 EST (History)
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Description Jaroslav Reznik 2013-08-19 09:44:45 EDT
This is a tracking bug for Change: SSD cache
For more details, see: http://fedoraproject.org//wiki/Changes/SSD_cache

Using recent kernel (3.9 and later) features for (fast) SSD caching of (slow) ordinary hard disks.
Comment 1 Rolf Fokkens 2013-08-21 13:35:33 EDT
I'll build a bcache-tools RPM and a dm-cache-utils rpm (actually bcache-tools is already available here: bcache-tools-20130820-0.1.fc19.src.rpm).

I'll follow the procedure as described here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_package_collection_maintainers
Comment 2 Rolf Fokkens 2013-08-24 11:51:34 EDT
Tried to create a dmcache-utils package as well (Bug 1000078) but it doesn't look really useful. So I'll focus on bcache-tools first. For that I still need a sponsor.
Comment 3 Rolf Fokkens 2013-08-27 06:52:40 EDT
I closed Bug 1000078 since good userland support requires LVM2 to support dm-cache. Which will happen 'in the future', but F20 doesn't look feasible to me.
Comment 4 Rolf Fokkens 2013-08-31 16:21:30 EDT
Create Bug 1003207 (bcache support for dracut) which is not blocking for F20, but probably will be blocking for F21.
Comment 5 Rolf Fokkens 2013-08-31 16:25:06 EDT
Create Bug 1003208 (bcache support for anaconda) which is not blocking for F20, but probably will be blocking for F21.
Comment 6 Rolf Fokkens 2013-09-09 04:18:18 EDT
Test day planned: https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-qa/ticket/415
Comment 7 Rolf Fokkens 2013-10-10 07:21:41 EDT
The Change is close to completion for F20:
- Bug 1004693 is ON_QA, and close to being Fixed
- Bug 1003208 is part of F21, not blocking for F20,
Comment 8 Jaroslav Reznik 2013-12-18 09:00:58 EST
Closing this bug as this Change was delivered in Fedora 20 release. Please, reopen in case of any issues you encounter regarding this Change completion.

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