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  • cjcox
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    Originally posted by rogerx View Post
    Great!

    Cannot wait for deleting SystemD stuff next!
    Since it's not in the kernel, I guess you can consider it removed? (done!)

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  • F.Ultra
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    Originally posted by Linuxxx View Post
    Off-topic, but still interesting:

    When & how will Linux have the equivalent of Microsoft's DirectStorage technology?
    The WIndows kernel implementation of DirectStorage in W11 sounds very much like Linux:s p2pdma: https://www.linuxplumbersconf.org/ev..._how_what_.pdf and the user space side of it almost sounds like io_uring, but then I have zero experience with DirectStorage.

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  • F.Ultra
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    Originally posted by rogerx View Post
    Great!

    Cannot wait for deleting SystemD stuff next!
    Good luck with that (systemd is not part of the Linux kernel).

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  • Linuxxx
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    Off-topic, but still interesting:

    When & how will Linux have the equivalent of Microsoft's DirectStorage technology?

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  • rogerx
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    Great!

    Cannot wait for deleting SystemD stuff next!

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  • tildearrow
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    Typo:

    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    However, LightNVM has been effectively superseded by the Zoed Namespace (ZNS) command set with NVMe

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  • Linux Turning Off The Light - The LightNVM Subsystem To Be Removed

    Phoronix: Linux Turning Off The Light - The LightNVM Subsystem To Be Removed

    Merged to the mainline Linux kernel six years ago was the LightNVM subsystem as part of Linux 4.4 LTS around "Open-Channel SSDs". That LightNVM code is now slated for removal with the upcoming Linux 5.15 cycle...

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