The Functionally-Overloaded Linux Kernel
SGI has contributed many patches for the Linux kernel, only some of which have made it into the FOLK patch series. So far. These patches are as follows:
POSIX Asynchronous I/O Support
Verision in FOLK: 1.3.1-2.4.2
A high-performance I/O system which reads/writes asynchronously to ensure
optimal contiguous throughput.
Version in FOLK: 0.2-2.4.0
"Post/Wait is an efficient, fast, lightweight sleep/wakeup/timer mechanism used between a cooperating group of processes."
Scheduled Transfer Protocol
Version in FOLK: 0.33a-2.4.1
"The Scheduled Transfer Protocol (STP) is an ANSI specified connection-oriented data transfer protocol."
Version in FOLK: CVS snapshot 08/01/2001
An advanced 64-bit journalling filesystem (with access control lists.)
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