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Thread: Intel NVM Express Driver For Linux 3.3 Kernel

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    Default Intel NVM Express Driver For Linux 3.3 Kernel

    Phoronix: Intel NVM Express Driver For Linux 3.3 Kernel

    Linus Torvalds has been called upon to pull the NVM Express driver into the Linux 3.3 mainline kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTA0NTE

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    Default Will anyone use it?

    Now the question is "Will anyone use it?"

    The other big PCI-e SSD sellers have already written their own high performing custom drivers. For example I don't see Fusion-IO changing to use NVM Express. Not when most of their performance comes from how they use the driver to schedule writes and cache block information for quick reads.

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