Monthly Archives: February 2016

Active prototypes of Software Defined Memory (SDM)

With the announcements of new storage-class memory (SCM) based devices, such as Intel & Micron 3D XPoint, HPE & SanDisk memristors, Samsung & Netlist NVDIMM-P and Sony & Viking Technology NVDIMM-N.  The performance characteristics of the NVMs have significally changed, … Continue reading

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Linux Support for NVM technology

Steps: Download the NVDIMM Kernel Tree Compile kernel with the following configurations to enable PMEM and DAX support. CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_DAX=y CONFIG_FS_DAX=y CONFIG_X86_PMEM_LEGACY=y CONFIG_LIBNVDIMM=y CONFIG_BLK_DEV_PMEM=m CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_PMEM_API=y If you have NVDIMMs, then you should have kernel support. If you don’t have NVDIMMs, you … Continue reading

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