This package provides the flashcache kernel module. Flashcache is a write back block cache Linux kernel module and was built primarily as a block cache for InnoDB but is general purpose and can also be used by other applications.

It is built to depend upon the specific ABI provided by a range of releases of the same variant of the Linux kernel and not on any one specific build.

You will need to install the flashcache-utils package which is also available from the same repository.

For details on flashcache, please see (external link) .

Known issues
  • flashcache only builds and works on x86_64. (external link)
(There is an updated note that states flashcache builds fine on i386)
  • flashcache + drbd + two node kvm cluster -> VM image corruption after live migration (external link)

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