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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-08-23 21:38:21 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-08-23 21:38:21 -0700
commit0542170dec523d50e8bed5515e2f7314e738c8d8 (patch)
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Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ericvh/v9fs
* 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ericvh/v9fs: 9p: fix bad error path in conversion routines 9p: remove deprecated v9fs_fid_lookup_remove() 9p: update maintainers and documentation 9p: fix use after free
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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt
index bbd8b28c13d..cda6905cbe4 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt
@@ -6,12 +6,26 @@ ABOUT
v9fs is a Unix implementation of the Plan 9 9p remote filesystem protocol.
-This software was originally developed by Ron Minnich <rminnich@lanl.gov>
-and Maya Gokhale <maya@lanl.gov>. Additional development by Greg Watson
+This software was originally developed by Ron Minnich <rminnich@sandia.gov>
+and Maya Gokhale. Additional development by Greg Watson
<gwatson@lanl.gov> and most recently Eric Van Hensbergen
<ericvh@gmail.com>, Latchesar Ionkov <lucho@ionkov.net> and Russ Cox
<rsc@swtch.com>.
+The best detailed explanation of the Linux implementation and applications of
+the 9p client is available in the form of a USENIX paper:
+ http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix05/tech/freenix/hensbergen.html
+
+Other applications are described in the following papers:
+ * XCPU & Clustering
+ http://www.xcpu.org/xcpu-talk.pdf
+ * KVMFS: control file system for KVM
+ http://www.xcpu.org/kvmfs.pdf
+ * CellFS: A New ProgrammingModel for the Cell BE
+ http://www.xcpu.org/cellfs-talk.pdf
+ * PROSE I/O: Using 9p to enable Application Partitions
+ http://plan9.escet.urjc.es/iwp9/cready/PROSE_iwp9_2006.pdf
+
USAGE
=====
@@ -90,9 +104,9 @@ subset of the namespace by extending the path: '#U*'/tmp would just export
and export.
A Linux version of the 9p server is now maintained under the npfs project
-on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/npfs). There is also a
-more stable single-threaded version of the server (named spfs) available from
-the same CVS repository.
+on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/npfs). The currently
+maintained version is the single-threaded version of the server (named spfs)
+available from the same CVS repository.
There are user and developer mailing lists available through the v9fs project
on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/v9fs).