Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/xip.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! dholland    1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="Execute in place support"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org),
        !             7: [tech-embed](mailto:tech-embed@NetBSD.org)
        !             8: """
        !             9: 
        !            10: category="kernel"
        !            11: difficulty="medium"
        !            12: duration="2-3 months"
        !            13: 
        !            14: description="""
        !            15: Add support to UVM to allow processes to map pages directly from
        !            16: underlying objects that are already mapped into memory: for example,
        !            17: files in tmpfs; files in mfs; and also files on memory-mapped storage
        !            18: devices, like raw flash chips or experimental storage-class memory
        !            19: hardware.
        !            20: 
        !            21: This allows accesses (most notably, execution of user programs) to go
        !            22: directly to the backing object without copying the pages into main
        !            23: system memory.
        !            24: (Which in turn has obvious advantages.)
        !            25: 
        !            26: Note that uebayasi@ was working on this at one point but his changes
        !            27: did not get merged.
        !            28: """
        !            29: ]]

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