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authorEric Van Hensbergen <ericvh@ericvh-desktop.austin.ibm.com>2007-07-23 13:06:13 -0500
committerEric Van Hensbergen <ericvh@ericvh-laptop.austin.ibm.com>2007-08-23 10:12:48 -0500
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9p: update maintainers and documentation
Updates to the MAINTAINERS file and documentation for 9p to point to the swik wiki versus the outdated sf.net page. Also updated some email addresses and added pointers to papers which better describe the implementation and application of the Linux 9p client. Signed-off-by: Eric Van Hensbergen <ericvh@gmail.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt
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--- 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).